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It was thus said that the Great Michael Richter once stated:
> You mean like {…}?  Which is probably the single biggest blight^Wblock
> grouping construct in computing today?  


> This list goes on and on and on without end.  When it's possible at all for
> many keyboard layouts, it's a wrist-twisting torture.  Therefore, by your
> logic, we should be lobbying for C, C++, Java, C#, Tcl, etc. etc. etc. to
> be changing their syntax.

  Actually, C (C89 and later) *does* allow alternatives to the following


  They are, in the order above:


  Not the prettiest substitutions, but at least C makes the attempt.

  -spc (Although I'm not sure if any Obsfucted C Code Contest entries ever
	used them ... )