Py3K idea: why not drop the colon?

Neil Cerutti horpner at
Thu Nov 16 14:43:35 CET 2006

On 2006-11-16, Steve Holden <steve at> wrote:
> I'm always surprised by the amount of energy that's put into
> this type of discussion - even the OP has suggested that this
> isn't a big issue. If it's not a big issue why is this thread
> still going? Every language has a syntax. Why not just accept
> it as a given and get on with more productive activities?

That's all very well if the language has a compromised and ad-hoc
syntax. But since Python has a nice clean syntax, it makes me
want to be associated with it by investing in its discussions. ;-)

Neil Cerutti

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