An interesting beginner question: why we need colon at all in the python language?

Tim Chase python.list at
Wed Jul 13 08:16:07 EDT 2011

On 07/13/2011 06:26 AM, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> Source code is (unlike normal text) not read line by line. So
> you (at least I) don't have to backtrack from line 2 to line 1
> because you see them both at the same time.

You mean there are people who don't use "ed" to write their code? ;-)


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