Re: Does Java 1.5 support Unicode math alphanumerics as variable names?

From: Norbert Lindenberg (Norbert.Lindenberg@Sun.COM)
Date: Thu Feb 26 2004 - 22:03:29 EST

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    Yes, starting from J2SE 1.5 the Java programming language allows
    supplementary characters in identifiers if they meet the specifications
    of the new methods java.lang.Character.isJavaIdentifierStart(int) and

    Sorry for the late reply - until the rules of the Java Community
    Process it had to wait until the Public Review Draft is published.

    Best regards,

    On Jan 23, 2004, at 17:46, Murray Sargent wrote:

    > E.g., math italic i (U+1D456)? With such usage, Java mathematical
    > programs could look more like the original math.
    > Thanks
    > Murray

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