I don't know.  All lexical syntax ideas are on a separate docket so that people can fix their read implementations (which can be very complex) once and only once rather than piecemeal.

On Sun, Nov 3, 2019 at 5:18 PM Lassi Kortela <xxxxxx@lassi.io> wrote:
>> People would have to agree to add native keyword arguments to the standard
> I would classify it as "politically unachievable".

Would read syntax for keywords have the same fate?