[swift-evolution] Prohibit invisible characters in identifier names

Charles Srstka cocoadev at charlessoft.com
Fri Jun 24 23:28:38 CDT 2016

> On Jun 24, 2016, at 8:27 AM, Vladimir.S via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> (Personally I really don't understand why we need anything than ASCII codes for identifiers. This could solve all the problems with invisible space/left-to-right-flags/complicated rules/graphemes etc. But someone needs to be able to put dog emoji as identifiers.. well.. OK)

Did you even watch the WWDC keynote? This was basically the transcript of it:

"Emoji! Emoji emoji emoji. Emoji emoji. Emoji! Emoji emoji emoji emoji. Emoji Emoji? Emoji. Emoji!”

(cue a bunch of emoji bouncing around on an iPad screen)


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