A Suggestion for Python Colon Syntax
tim.one at home.com
Sat Dec 23 19:14:46 CET 2000
> Two errors in a timbot posting; time to dump him to disk and restart
> from a fresh image, I think...
That's what the end of the year is for -- it's scheduled but delayed due to
>> ... They picked "i". [for imaginary literals]
> They picked "j", not "i".
Actually, about half did pick "i" <wink>. Guess this proves that I couldn't
care less either.
>> [a claim that no code in the std library ends with ";"]
> [amk at mira Lib]$ grep ';' shlex.py
> self.pushback = ;
> self.pushback = [tok] + self.pushback;
> nextchar = self.instream.read(1);
> self.token = ''; # past end of file
> Been meaning to fix those... Ooh, and there's one in multifile.py and
> netrc.py, too.
I stand by my original claim -- especially since you already checked in
repairs for all the cases you found <wink>.
making-a-claim-is-a-good-way-to-make-it-happen-ly y'rs - tim
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