Re: Swift

From: Hans Aberg <>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:32:43 +0200

On 4 Jun 2014, at 13:58, Leonardo Boiko <> wrote:

> I don't think this feature saw much use, since programmers in a global world can't assume that everyone will have easy access to their input methods, and so tend to restrict code tokens to the ASCII set to encourage participation.

Indeed, the lack of good input methods limits the usability of the math characters, which other may be very useful in programming languages. One way is to add shortcut translations, like typing “real” translates into ℝ (U+211D), but they must be added by hand.

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