Beginning programming with Python

Michael Hudson mwh21 at
Fri Nov 19 09:18:58 EST 1999

m.faassen at (Martijn Faassen) writes:

> Not to mention you couldn't write:
> if foo: print "Foo!"
> without the colons. Not that I'd mind terribly if that usage went
> away though; it is scattered all across the Zope sources which I was
> browsing through last night, and I don't think that construction
> adds to readability. The ':' in my opinion does, though. Even though
> I forget it myself on occasion.

I don't forget it very often, largely because python-mode goes
obviously screwy if you leave it out...


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