On 6-Feb-09, at 2:27 PM, Bruce Leban wrote:
So what? Commas are also mandatory. They look like
semicolons so we
should make them optional too. Am I joking?
You can not generalize that far. Most programming languages require
commas (notable exceptions include Lisp and Tcl), but Python is the
only language that requires trailing colons. There are some
differences between making commas optional and making trailing colons