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From: Martin Jambon <martin.jambon@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] accented letters in identifiers
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Martin Jambon wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, michel levy wrote:
>
> > I read in the manual :
> > The current implementation (except on MacOS 9) also recognizes as
> > letters all accented characters from the ISO 8859-1 (?ISO Latin 1?) set.
> > But on ocaml 3.09.3 I have
> > #let ā = 1;;
> > Illegal character (\160)
> >
> > is it now impossible to use the accented characters ?
>
> Yes. Here the problem is the non-breakable space between "ā" and "="
> which is character 160.

I mean no. It is possible to use latin1 accents.

[but I think it's best to avoid them in general and use pseudo-English
identifiers]


Martin

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