[Python-3000] Function annotations considered obfuscatory (Re: Conventions for annotation consumers)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Aug 17 03:37:04 CEST 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> And how would that reduce the clutter? The information still has to be
> entered by the user, presumably with the same disambiguating tags, and
> some punctuation.

But at least the function header itself would retain
its wysiwyt[1] character of being mostly just a list of
parameter names.

[1] What You See Is What You Type

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