ASCII or Unicode? (was best text editor for programming Python on a Mac)
On 2016-06-20, Phil Boutros <philb at philb.ca> wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
>> "Why do we have to write x!=y then argue about the status of x<>y when we
>> can simply write x?y?"
>> This is how I write x?y from scratch:
><snip long, arduous process>
> To wrap this back full circle, here's how it's done on vim:
> Ctrl-K, =, ! (last two steps interchangeable). Done. Result: ?
On any non-broken X11 system it's: <compose> = /
I generally configure my system so that the right-hand "windows" key
is <compose>. If I used it a lot, I'd probably configure the left
hand one to be the same.
> It's still probably a horrible idea to have it in a programming
> language, though, unless the original behaviour still also works.
Definitely. And we should allow overbar for logical inversion. I
never did figure out the X11 compose sequence for the XOR symbol...
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