Python complaints

Aahz Maruch aahz at netcom.com
Wed Nov 24 17:08:17 CET 1999


In article <81g8po$reo$1 at mach.vub.ac.be>,
Thomas Hamelryck <thamelry at vub.ac.be> wrote:
>
>Block delimitation by indenting. This makes python look like a porsche
>with a caravan attached :-). As far as I know, most python users even
>seem to like this for some reason.

I agree with you and I'm also one of the people who likes it.  Here's
why: it makes Python code *readable*.  In fact, I wish that Guido would
disallow

  if foo : bar()

and force it to always be

  if foo :
    bar()
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