Py3K idea: why not drop the colon?
robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 23:08:38 CET 2006
Michael Hobbs wrote:
> True enough. Although, I have to ask how many times you define a new
> function only to have Python spit a syntax error out at you saying that
> you forgot a colon. It happens to me all the time. (Usually after an
> "else") If you'd never notice that the colon was missing if the compiler
> didn't point it out, is it really that readable? For me, I tend to get
> annoyed at language "features" that I'm constantly tripping over.
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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