This could be an interesting error

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Mon Sep 1 04:12:10 CEST 2014


On 8/31/14 8:56 PM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> On 01/09/2014 01:08, Seymore4Head wrote:
>> On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:21:14 +0100, Mark Lawrence
>> <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> On 31/08/2014 23:42, Seymore4Head wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:38:12 +0100, Mark Lawrence
>>>> Unnecessary brackets?
>>>> I tried deleting the brackets and that doesn't seem to work.  I tried
>>>> changing the brackets to parenthesizes and that didn't work.  Although
>>>> I would prefer brackets to parenthesizes as you don't need shift to
>>>> type them.
>>>>
>>>>>>                pigword = stem + prefix + "ay"
>>>>>>                print ("Stem ",stem)
>>>>>>                print ("Prefix",prefix)
>>>>>>                print (pigword)
>>>>>>                break
>>>>>>        return (pigword)
>>>
>>> These            ^       ^
>>
>> Those are parenthesis :P
>> But not having to use them is a time saver.
>> Thanks
>>
>
> No they are round brackets, as opposed to square or curly.
>

Even if they are also called round brackets, surely we can agree that 
parentheses are an accurate term for ( and ).

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