Lucee does not support using Unicode currency symbols in variable names

Description

The Adobe ColdFusion variable naming rules, listed at the URL below, specifically allow for the use of Unicode currency symbols.

The following is valid syntax - works in both ACF and Lucee:

The following is valid syntax - works in ACF but currently errors in Lucee:

There is an official list of Unicode currency symbols, maintained by https://unicode.org, all of the symbols shown there should be supported in variable names (as per they are allowed in Adobe ColdFusion). Unicode Currency Symbols PDF attached, URL included below.

https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/developing-applications/the-cfml-programming-language/using-coldfusion-variables/creating-variables.html

https://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U20A0.pdf

Assignee

Michael Offner

Reporter

Ben Reid

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