tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Apr 2 02:51:30 CEST 2003
> What are the reasons for not having multi-line comments?
Because we more or less have them already -- the compiler can dump '''
''' strings that are not assigned to anything or otherwise used.
> I just remembered that IDLE will color-code """ as a string and not
> comment - even when it is intended only as a comment.
Unlike the compiler, IDLE does not know the differrence.
Once could propose that ###, for instance, delimit multiline comments,
but I suspect Guido would say, "Why bother?".
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