[Python-Dev] Multi-line comments - a case for PEP 3099?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Jun 19 18:07:20 CEST 2007

On 6/19/07, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum schrieb:
> > On 6/19/07, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> >
> >> we got another feature request for multi-line comments.
> >>
> >> While it is nice to comment out multiple lines at once, every editor
> >> that deserves that name can add a '#' to multiple lines.
> >>
> >> And there's always "if 0" and triple-quoted strings...
> > I'd als say that the case for TOOWTDI is pretty clear on that.
> >
> > But perhaps we can keep the Py3k discussions on the python-3000 at python.org list?
> I haven't really seen this as a python-3000 specific issue. Or are you
> referring to the other cross-posting thread?

That too, but at this point *any* feature request is a Py3k request.
If it's not good for Py3k there's no point in having it in 2.6. And
I'd like new functionality in 2.6 to be restricted to backported Py3k

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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