|Syntactic Confectionery Delight|
Highly desirable Make a semicolon optional at the end of the line, if there is a balance of brackets on the line and the statement looks syntactically correct ("soft semicolon", the solution used in famous IBM PL/1 debugging compiler).
Why would this be highly desirable? Consider:
Adding your change idea makes the parser even more complex and introduces weird edge cases.
In reply to Re: What esteemed monks think about changes necessary/desirable in Perl 7 outside of OO staff