allowing braces around suites
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Fri Sep 3 16:44:37 CEST 2004
>>>>> "Anton" == Antoon Pardon <apardon at forel.vub.ac.be> writes:
[about block end markers]
Anton> But a lot of things are not necessary but ended up in
Anton> python because they were thought to be usefull. So that
Anton> this is not necessary can hardly be a strong point against
None of the useful stuff that has been added is redundant. At least I
don't remember any addition that could be left away, and the code
would run exactly the same.
Anton> Explicit is better than implicit is one that comes to mind.
Anton> If python wouldn't do anything implicit then python would
Anton> be a whole different language and IMO would probably be far
Anton> less usefull.
End markers are not any more explicit than using just the white space
Besides, this discussion is rather pointless because Python already
supports blck end markers. See pindent.py in your Python distribution
Ville Vainio http://tinyurl.com/2prnb
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