Python is readable

Kiuhnm kiuhnm03.4t.yahoo.it
Thu Mar 15 15:30:33 CET 2012


On 3/15/2012 15:23, Duncan Booth wrote:
> Kiuhnm<kiuhnm03.4t.yahoo.it>  wrote:
>
>> BTW, aren't those ':' redundant?
>>
>
> They are required by the grammar, but in a sense you are correct. You could
> modify Python's grammar to make the colons optional and still keep it
> unambiguous but that would make it harder for other tools (such as text
> editors or indeed humans) to understand.

Sorry, but I can't see how it would make it harder for humans to 
understand. Are there particular situations you're referring to?

Kiuhnm



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