Opened 2 years ago

Closed 23 months ago

#468 closed defect (wontfix)

Forbid brackets and curly braces in identifiers

Reported by: cowan Owned by: alexshinn
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: WG1 - Core Keywords:

Description (last modified by cowan)

Different implementations use {} and [] for different non-standard things, typically as brackets of some sort. This proposal is to say that they MUST NOT be used in identifiers.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by cowan

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Summary changed from Consider adding brackets and curly braces as delimiters to Forbid brackets and curly braces in identifiers

Revised this.

comment:2 Changed 23 months ago by cowan

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

This failed for lack of a second. The compelling argument was that it's pointless to make something a delimiter when it's undefined.

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