[Python-ideas] Making colons optional?

Riobard Zhan yaogzhan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 15:47:35 CET 2009

On 6-Feb-09, at 4:10 AM, Leif Walsh wrote:
> the folks on the other side seem to have a good
> argument in that "semicolons are optional; [sic] why aren't colons?"

That's exactly the point. Explain the inconsistency, please.

Hints for [sic] part: use semicolons for one-liners; ditto for colons.  
That's why making them "optional". A colon and a semicolon are used in  
this one-liner.

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