Py3K idea: why not drop the colon?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Sat Nov 11 08:48:10 CET 2006

Michael Hobbs wrote:

> Yeah, okay, I didn't read through the details of the PEP. I picked a bad 
> example to illustrate a point that is still true. The FAQ also tries to 
> argue that it's a Good Thing that join() is a string method, not a list 
> method. It also tries to argue that there's a good reason that lists are 
> different than tuples. I don't think it would surprising that many 
> Python developers don't really buy those arguments either.

nice try, troll boy.


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