On 6-Feb-09, at 10:51 AM, Oleg Broytmann wrote:
On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 10:47:48AM -0330, Riobard Zhan wrote:
On 6-Feb-09, at 4:32 AM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
Riobard Zhan writes:
"Once someone discovers that they don't have
to add the colons,
and it doesn't affect the operation of their program, those colons
will, I predict, become much less frequent. "
Thank God, finally we are on the right track. Making colons
optional is just the first step to kill both semicolons and colons all together.
I think the language you are looking for is called "Haskell".
I think the mailing list I am posting to is called "Python Ideas".
I think the idea of making colons optional is dead on arrival.
What do you think the idea of making semicolons optional?