[Python-ideas] Multi-line comment blocks.

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 11:09:51 CEST 2012

On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 12:28 AM, Bruce Leban <bruce at leapyear.org> wrote:
> I meant that even if new comment syntax were added, string-style comments
> wouldn't be going away anytime soon. There's a high bar for adding features
> and an even higher bar for removing them. So tools will need handle the
> current string comments for quite a while as well as being modified to parse
> any new comment syntax.

Sorry, I didn't understand your point at first. That's a concern.
Although I'm not sure it pans out -- do any tools handle string

I only know of tools ignoring them or mistreating them, not handling
them specially.

-- Devin

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