[Python-Dev] SyntaxError patches

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@beopen.com
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 14:50:04 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <skip@mojam.com> writes:

  SyntaxError: dedent does not match any outer indentation level

  SM> Isn't something like "line indented incorrectly" sufficient to
  SM> alert the programmer to an indentation on that line?  Perhaps
  SM> Python doesn't need to tell which direction to push the line.

I like this error message best.  It may not provided as much
information as possible, but it seems to provide as much information
as is really needed and as much as can be reasonably understood.