[Python-ideas] An Alternate Suite Delineation Syntax For Python? (was Re: [Python-Dev] [PATCH] Adding braces to __future__)

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Mon Dec 12 06:45:29 CET 2011

On Mon, 12 Dec 2011 18:21:26 +1300
Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:

> > Mike Meyer wrote:
> >> With significant whitespace, you have to keep explicit track of the
> >> current nesting level in order to generate the appropriate
> >> indent. With real delimiters, you can drop that.
> Yes, but with an appropriate design you can arrange for that to
> be done in only *one* place.

Exactly. This change causes you to modify your architecture to deal
with it. In my book, changes that cause you to rethink the
architecture of your system aren't "trivial".

Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>		http://www.mired.org/
Independent Software developer/SCM consultant, email for more information.

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