[Pythonmac-SIG] NSTableView and NSOutlineView backgrounds

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Oct 15 09:21:02 EDT 2003

On Wednesday, Oct 15, 2003, at 09:06 America/New_York, Jack Jansen 

> On Wednesday, October 15, 2003, at 12:35 PM, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
>>> I've been thinking about it. And the nice thing is that "[" cannot 
>>> currently
>>> occur as the start symbol for an expression, and I think a NAME 
>>> after an
>>> expression is also safe, so adding rules like
>>> 	atom: '[' test methodarg* ']'
>>> 	methodarg: NAME ':' test
>>> should work...
>> I'm probably very dense, but isn't '[' the start of a list literal or 
>> list comprehension and therefore a valid start of an expression or 
>> statement?.
> No, it is *me* who is dense. Jack: open mouth, insert foot:-)

Surely it would be theoretically parsable with no class between list 
literals or comprehensions.. you wouldn't have commas, or if you did, 
they would be after a colon.. and you wouldn't have the keywords "for" 
or "in".  It probably wouldn't fit very well into the Python parser 


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