A Suggestion for Python Colon Syntax

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Thu Dec 21 23:11:18 CET 2000


In article <91trir$52l$1 at hecate.umd.edu>,
William Djaja Tjokroaminata  <billtj at z.glue.umd.edu> wrote:
>
>I saw many replies that give the reasons why the colons are
>*needed*.  My suggestion is to make it *optional*, like the semicolon at
>the end of statements.
>
>Yes, for people who cares about making it easier to read for newbies, they
>can always put colons.  Yes, for people who use emacs to automatically
>indent the next line, they can put colons too.

Did you *read* the URL Fredrik gave you?  What part of forcing
programmers to write intelligible code do you not understand?
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