[Python-Dev] Decorators: vertical bar syntax
bob at redivi.com
Sat Aug 7 07:14:39 CEST 2004
On Aug 7, 2004, at 12:35 AM, Edward Loper wrote:
> The new "vertical bar" syntax was proposed recently, and has gotten
> almost unanimously positive feedback. In particular, of 17 responses
> to the syntax, only one has been negative (see table, below).
> The one negative comment was that "|" can look similar to "I" or "l",
> depending on the font; but it's only an issue for some fonts, and it
> should be largely mitigated by syntax-highlighting.
> -1 Bob Ippolito .../2004-August/047200.html
I'm actually -0, it doesn't really bother me, but I saw the potential
issue immediately. When the | is viewed with common fonts in email,
web pages, or maybe even print (if done semi-carelessly) it has the
potential to be confusing.
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