Unicode block for programming related symbols and codepoints?
ritt.ks at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 17:27:59 CST 2015
> My proposal on the other hand - if implemented right - introduces some
really intuitive looking and easy to input characters, <snip>
Easier than latin1, a layout one could find on [almost] every keyboard?
2015-02-09 2:54 GMT+04:00 Pierpaolo Bernardi <olopierpa at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 11:27 PM, Alfred Zett <alfred_z at web.de> wrote:
> > That was exactly my thought, so I figured it couldn't harm to have these
> >> a Tab is exactly what you described.
> > No. It's only half of what I described.
> > It's still a typographical character that implies whitespace and may
> > everywhere in the text.
> How would your proposed character be displayed as plain text?
> >>> - A codepoint for string literal quotes, that would spare one the
> >>> escaping.
> >> How would this work exactly?
> > Imagine you type " in your IDE, but because your IDE does know that this
> > programming language requires this special character as literal token, it
> > replaces it with a special looking quotation mark.
> Unicode is a standard for plain text. If you require a special IDE
> for your programming language then why use plain text at all?
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