[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 318: Let's not give in to FUD
dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Apr 2 15:48:07 EST 2004
"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake at acm.org> writes:
> Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> writes:
> > At least with decorator-before-colon trying to run the code in older
> > interpreters will barf loudly.
> On Friday 02 April 2004 11:34 am, Michael Hudson wrote:
> > I think this is a good point that hadn't occurred to me: silent
> > failures suck.
> There's also the little matter that using syntax only, without new keywords,
> allows us to avoid __future__ imports and all the implementation cruft that
> Decorator-before-colon wins out big time for me.
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