On Friday, November 28, 2003, 3:45:32 PM, David wrote:

> Hi --

> On Fri, 28 Nov 2003, Joey Gibson wrote:

>> I much prefer the foo:pre, foo:post way to this. [...]

> [...]
> def x:pre is more eye-catching or distinct, I guess, but I imagine
> there might come a time when one said "Why do pre and post have
> these distinct, eye-catching forms instead of being normal keywords
> like def?" Hard to predict... it's just something that occurs to me.

You might be able to "predict" it by looking at the experiences of
other languages.

It obviously is subjective.  I'm, 100% with Joey on this one.  Since
it's subjective, I won't bother trying to explain why :)

Gavin