Re: [RFC] Draft Proposal for New Python Syntax

Larry Wall (
Thu, 26 May 1994 18:12:17 GMT

The Fundamental Principles of Language Design:
1) Borrow as much as you can from existing languages.
2) Resist all attempts to turn your language into an existing language.

Personally, I have very mixed feelings about adding brackets to Python.
So should Guido. :-)

Larry Wall