Why aren't colons optional?
aahz at panix.com
Sun Jan 20 15:27:53 CET 2002
In article <3C4AAA46.BC5D570E at tds.net>, Edward K. Ream <edream at tds.net> wrote:
>Thanks to all who replied. To summarize the responses: This is not a
>parser issue; apparently Guido believes colons increase readability.
>Also, making trailing colons optional would impact many tools.
FYI, I've added FAQ entry 6.32 to address this issue.
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