Proof that \ is a better line joiner than parenthetical sets

John Salerno johnjsal at
Thu Jun 5 22:25:51 CEST 2008

"Joshua Kugler" <jkugler at> wrote in message 
news:mailman.122.1212686693.1044.python-list at
> However, according to the Zen of Python, the line before
> "Explicit is better than implicit."
> says:
> "Beautiful is better than ugly."
> And I think putting parenthesis around a multi-line statement is much
> prettier.
> So there! :)

Oh, I just got owned! It seems there's a zen to the Zen, as well!

And for what it's worth, I actually like the parentheses better anyway. :) 

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