On 2021-10-04 07:12, Greg Ewing wrote:
On 4/10/21 6:23 pm, Guido van Rossum wrote:
On Sun, Oct 3, 2021 at 9:20 PM Jonathan Goble <firstname.lastname@example.org mailto:email@example.com> wrote:
Therefore my vote is for requiring `except* E` and keeping `except *E` as a SyntaxError.
You can't do that with our current lexer+parser.
I don't think it would be desirable in any case. The separation of tokens into alphanumeric and non-alphanumeric is deeply embedded in every Python programmer's brain by now, and we shouldn't mess with it.
It's not just a Python thing.