[Python-ideas] out of list

Riobard Zhan yaogzhan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 04:08:48 CET 2009

To all of you who participated in this (not so fruitful) discussion,

I sincerely thank you for your precious time and thought. Although we  
failed to yield anything very useful for later Python users to clear  
up the issue of colons, I do appreciate your effort and patience. If  
there is any bad emotions generated during the process, please do not  
take it personally; that's not the purpose---after all, we all want to  
make our beloved language better and better.

Sincerely yours,

On 8-Feb-09, at 5:48 AM, spir wrote:

> Le Sun, 8 Feb 2009 03:17:25 -0330,
> Riobard Zhan <yaogzhan at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Hello Riobard,
> You know that I rather agree with you on the point that colon would  
> rather be optional, that the purpose is similar to that of semi- 
> colons, that the opponents' arguments are not convincing at all (I  
> bet from the form of these arguments, that if colons were optional  
> in python, most of them would fight against a proposition to make  
> them obligatory ;-).
> Still, this debate goes nowhere now, and you just kill your own  
> credibility. It's time to stop. Not only python will not change on  
> that point, but the discussion does not bring any more clue to help  
> understand the whys and hows of syntax/semantics.
> respecfully,
> Denis
> PS:
> Have you had a look at cobra? http://cobra-language.com/
> ------
> la vida e estranya

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