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Doesn't this equally imply the opposite argument? You could get away with enforced indenting, remove the curly braces, and there should still be no problem.

Problem is you end up like python where writing tooling is hard/impossible because the syntax doesn't have enough redundancy. I look at python and get the feeling the guy tried to make it work with just indenting, and then had to punt and add colons.

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