On 13/11/2013 18:58, anatoly techtonik wrote:
On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 6:12 AM, Stephen J. Turnbull email@example.com wrote:
anatoly techtonik writes:
the User eXperience - don't you think that fast-typing "print var" is more convenient than "print(var)"?
Sure, but I don't type either: I typically type "pr<TAB>v<CLOVERLEAF+/>".
I presume this is some kind of IDE you're running. I can't install and use IDEs in every shell / os / embed system / translated language where I have to debug my Python code.
Why complain about Python syntax when upgrading development tools could gives the same improvements without complicating Python?
This wisdom is absent from Python install instruction, so until it is there, we may discuss alternatives.
So, what's wrong with supporting both:
Nothing. All that's needed is for somebody to write and champion a PEP, write the code, unit tests and documentation and away we go. Are you volunteering?
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