[Python-Dev] [PATCH] Adding braces to __future__
manday at gmx.net
Fri Dec 9 23:29:30 CET 2011
On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 02:21:42PM -0800, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Cedric Sodhi <manday at gmx.net> wrote:
> IF YOU THINK YOU MUST REPLY SOMETHING WITTY, ITERATE THAT THIS HAD BEEN
> DISCUSSED BEFORE, REPLY THAT "IT'S SIMPLY NOT GO'NNA HAPPEN", THAT "WHO
> DOESN'T LIKE IT IS FREE TO CHOOSE ANOTHER LANGUAGE" OR SOMETHING
> SIMILAR, JUST DON'T.
> Every single response in this thread so far has ignored this request. The
> correct response honoring this should have been deafening silence.
> For me, if I had to design a new language today, I would probably use
> braces, not because they're better than whitespace, but because pretty
> much every other lanugage uses them, and there are more interesting
> concepts to distinguish a new language. That said, I don't regret that
> Python uses indentation, and the rest I have to say about the topic would
> violate the above request.
I think this deserves a reply. Thank you for contributing your opinion
and respecting my request and therefore honoring the rules of a
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