[swift-evolution] Unicode identifiers & operators

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Mon Sep 19 10:02:01 CDT 2016

on Sun Sep 18 2016, Xiaodi Wu <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

>   2d) Confusables: I think the last time we had this discussion, it was
> apparent that it'd be difficult to decide which confusables to allow or
> disallow after some of the low-hanging fruit is taken care of by Unicode
> normalization (see item 2a); the Unicode Consortium-provided list seems too
> quick to call two things "confusable" for our purposes (with criteria that
> might be relevant for URLs or other use cases, but casting too wide a net
> perhaps for Swift identifiers)

Confusables can IMO be entirely handled with warnings, which requires
much less discussion here than if it were a language feature.


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