Courageous jkraska at
Wed Dec 12 04:37:46 CET 2001

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 11:16:44 +0900, Brian Lee <senux at> wrote:

>I'm newbie at Python programming. Sometimes I read ``XXX''
>character as comments in Python source code file. Does that
>mean something special? 

Some color hiliting editors automatically highlight 'XXX'
and 'TODO' in a special color to draw attention to the text
which follows. Because of the special treatment by the hiliter,
one generally uses 'XXX' as alert! note well! read me!.

This isn't unique to Python at all.


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