Extending Python Syntax with @

Christopher Koppler klapotec at chello.at
Thu Mar 11 09:50:28 CET 2004

David MacQuigg wrote, amongst other things:
> If you believe as I do that Python is not yet the ultimate language,

If Python were the ultimate language, it would be a Lisp ;-)

> and some syntactical changes are still to come, then it seems like
> using a very distinct symbol like @ may have some merits.  This is not

Perhaps, but as it stands, Python syntax is the best compromise in
readability I have seen in any programming language, and I for one am
very comfortable with less cryptic symbols - another case for explicit
is better than implicit.


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