A Suggestion for Python Colon Syntax
fredrik at effbot.org
Thu Dec 21 19:06:28 CET 2000
"William Djaja Tjokroaminata" wrote:
> If a feature is borrowed from C or Java or Perl, I think it is good. But
> a feature that seems to add nothing from an obscure language to me
> is questionable.
oops. methinks you should read up on Python's history...
"I decided to write an interpreter for the new scripting
language I had been thinking about lately: a descendant
of ABC that would appeal to Unix/C hackers. I chose
Python as a working title for the project /.../
(incidentally, that text also talks a lot about readability...)
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