why no block comments in Python?
johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Wed Mar 8 20:00:44 CET 2006
> The danger with block comments is that there is no way to tell that the
> code you're looking at has been commented out unless you can see the
> start or end of the comment block. If you have a modern editor, it
> probably changes the color of all commented out code to eliminate
> confusion. But if you have a primitive editor it does not.
That makes sense. If you have a modern editor, you don't need blocks. If
you don't have one, blocks don't help. :)
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