Daniel Berger wrote:

> "Mathieu Bouchard" <matju / sympatico.ca> wrote in message
> news:Pine.LNX.4.21.0201131324500.22916-100000 / bartok...
> 
> <snip>
> 
> * Keyword/Named arguments (of course).  I actually *prefer* the commas -
> easier on the eyes, IMO.
....

This had been considered for C++, until one of the language wizards at 
AT&T proved that this leads to inconsistencies. Unfortunately, I cannot 
reach my source for further details :(