A Suggestion for Python Colon Syntax
amk at mira.erols.com
Sat Dec 23 09:17:25 EST 2000
Two errors in a timbot posting; time to dump him to disk and restart
from a fresh image, I think...
On Fri, 22 Dec 2000 22:57:50 -0500, Tim Peters <tim.one at home.com> wrote:
>indicate the imaginary part. He couldn't care less, and they couldn't stop
>arguing about it. They picked "i". People complain about that a *lot* more
They picked "j", not "i".
>If you put them there, yes. Happily, nobody does; for example, you won't
>find a semicolon at the end of any code stmt in any .py file in the standard
>distribution. When conformity is voluntarily and universally achieved,
>there's no need to legislate it.
[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
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