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On 6-Feb-09, at 3:47 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
Riobard Zhan email@example.com writes:
On 5-Feb-09, at 6:10 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
If they are optional, and some significant proportion of coders stop using them to introduce a suite, then they entirely lose their strong association with “here comes a suite” that is the main benefit of having them as complulsory syntax.
Your strong association with "here comes a suite" should come from indentation, that's how Python works.
We're going around in circles: I've already demonstrated that there is plenty of indentation changes in Python code that isn't associated with here-comes-a-suite.
Or you should fallback to opening and ending braces like Java/C (or even old school begin-end keywords) if you fail to do so.
Why? I already have indentation plus here-comes-a-suite colons in Python.
Why do you want a strong association with "here comes a suite" coming
from colons? Why don't you want a strong association with "here comes
a statement" coming from semicolons? Can you explain the inconsistency?