colostomy

Dirck Blaskey dirck at pacbell.net
Thu Mar 30 09:00:59 CEST 2000


Remco Gerlich <scarblac-spamtrap at pino.selwerd.nl> wrote in message
news:slrn8e48f6.5oc.scarblac-spamtrap at flits104-37.flits.rug.nl...
> dirck at pacbell.net wrote in comp.lang.python:
> [ On needing the : at the end of control statements ]
> > My thinking was, if the compiler is smart enough to put it in,
> > why does it need to be there in the first place?
> > what purpose does it serve?
>
> Let's, we have several control statements... try, except, finally, for,
> while, if, class, def, lambda... something like that. Why not call them t
e
> fi fo w i c d and l? :-) The compiler is smart enough for that...

Maybe I should switch to APL ? :-)






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