[OT] Py3K idea: why not drop the colon?

sjdevnull at yahoo.com sjdevnull at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 9 22:00:27 CET 2006


Steve Holden wrote:
> Paul Boddie wrote:
> > Steve Holden wrote:
> >> Paul Boddie wrote:
> >>> http://www.python.org/doc/faq/general/#why-are-colons-required-for-the-if-while-def-class-statements
> >>>
> >> I suppose it would be even better if that hyperlink actually took you to
> >>   section 1.4.27 rather than 1.4.14 ...
> >
> > I'd suggest a browser upgrade: even the old version of Konqueror I'm
> > using here manages to scroll to the right place. And it isn't a Web
> > site maintenance problem, either, although I did have my suspicions.
> >
> YTes, IE copes with it but Firefox doesn't. Having heard a number of
> complaints about Firefox 2 I'm tempted to stick with 1.5.0.8 just a
> little longer.

FWIW, Firefox 2.0 and 1.5.0.7 both work properly on this link (as does
Epiphany 1.2.10).  Linux 2.6-based system.




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