Trans wrote:

/ ...

>> I like the lack of the comma (and the need for :). Makes it clear
>> that it's syntax.
>>
>> alias this that
> 
> That's fine. I don't care if also works without the comma. But it's
> pointless that it can't handle both. Then there's no need for what's
> "clear" or not, it just works.

If a comma were to be accepted in this case, someone would expect a list of
indeterminate length to be syntactically correct (because that is how
commas tend to be used). Then we would hear from those bitten by that
"bug".

-- 
Paul Lutus
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