Where would you put an 'else' belonging to the 'if'?
If you say "then disallow else clauses" this would mean the grammar
would have to have else-less variants of if, while and for (at least).
> I could live without the whole statement on one line,
> but I would LIKE to have the selector statements be
> one line, as in:
> >>>for x in list: if testof(x) :
> ... do_somthing
Even worse. Here an 'else' indented the same as the 'for' would
really be ambiguous.
--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <Guido.van.Rossum@cwi.nl>