why no block comments in Python?

Paddy paddy3118 at netscape.net
Thu Mar 9 06:49:22 CET 2006


I have found that some editors colourize text based on parsing a
section of text around what is visible. Long, multi-line comments or
strings might not then get colored correctly.

Personally, I do use block comments in other languages but maybe they
should not exist in finished code for reasons already given by others,
readabiity!

Cheers, Paddy.




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