Old Man Yells At Cloud
> Rick Johnson wrote:
> > Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> >> Tim Golden wrote:
> > >
> > > [Snip: Reasons why print function is better than print statement]
> > >
> > > I've wanted to do all those things, and more. I love the
> > > new print function. For the cost of one extra character,
> > > the closing bracket,
> > Oops, _two_ characters! What about the opening "bracket"?
> What about the space that usually comes after 'print' in
> Python 2, but not in Python 3?
True. But let's not forget that spaces are one keystroke
whereas an open round-bracket is ^9 and a closing round-
bracket is ^0.
Speaking in _keystrokes_, and that's what really matters
here, a print function is always three more keystrokes than
a print statement.