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Improving syntax error messages

On 4/26/2018 4:22 PM, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:
> What syntax errors did you see most often? Which of them looks the most 
> weird? How would you like to improve their messages.

One way to research this would be to search stackoverflow.com for 
"[python] SyntaxError".  There are currently 8142 results, and they can 
be sorted newest first.

The general 'invalid syntax' message must be most common, and perhaps is 
the most puzzling.

Terry Jan Reedy