[Python-ideas] Making colons optional?

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Fri Feb 6 16:09:51 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 11:23:32AM -0330, Riobard Zhan wrote:
> What do you think the idea of making semicolons optional?

   You are trying to change the language - and changing the language is
a major, big scale change - but you are trying to change the language for
nothing. Small inconsistency (even if I'd agree there is an inconsistency
there) doesn't by itself warrant such a major change. -1000 for the change.

http://python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/ :
   "A Foolish Consistency is the Hobgoblin of Little Minds"

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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