[Openmcl-devel] Unicode in OpenMCL

Steve Jenson stevej at pobox.com
Thu Jun 24 05:20:26 UTC 2004


On Jun 23, 2004, at 3:53 PM, Andrew P. Lentvorski, Jr. wrote:

> While languages like Python support Unicode strings, the programs 
> themselves are not Unicode.  This is a much more difficult problem in 
> Lisp where the line between data and program is far more ambiguous.

If the code is only allowed to be in ASCII, which is true currently, 
and Unicode is only allowed with specified designators (like quotes) 
then I'm not sure where the problem is. Am I missing some subtlety?

Thanks,
Steve




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