[Python-ideas] Making colons optional?
yaogzhan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 20:47:06 CET 2009
On 5-Feb-09, at 3:37 PM, Leonardo Santagada wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2009, at 4:12 PM, Riobard Zhan wrote:
>> I think omitting colons makes Python more elegant--more uniform,
>> less clutter. It's an itch every time I see a piece of Ruby code
>> with lots of def's and if's without trailing colons ...
> Could you explain to us how ruby does it?
> ps: Just remember that they do have an end in the end of suites
> (which in my opinion look worse than the colons...)
I don't like the end-end-end-end part of Ruby either. But they do have
better starting part IMO.
if var == 10
print "Variable is 10″
print "Variable is something else"
(Note this is actually an optional "then" keyword at the end of "if")
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