[rust-dev] general onlookers questions on rust development

Brendan Zabarauskas bjzaba at yahoo.com.au
Fri Jan 10 16:02:51 PST 2014


On 11 Jan 2014, at 9:38 am, Don Question <donquestion at rocketmail.com> wrote:

> 2. I'm used to curly braces, but every time i have to code in C or JavaScript i miss the
> better readability of python's curly-free syntax. What was the reason to keep the (imho:
> annoying) curly braces? I must confess i was a little bit taken aback by the first 
> sentence on rust-lang.org: "Rust is a curly-brace, ..."

I’m pretty sure it was for familiarity’s sake. I’m not the biggest fan of curly bracket syntax, but it’s a) too far down the road to change it easily, and b) far less important to me than the semantics that Rust brings to the table.

~Brendan



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