Whitespace delimiters suck

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Feb 1 04:51:51 CET 2000

"Eric S. Johansson" wrote:
> yes it is possible but then you lose the words "indent" and "dedent"
> for most uses.  One needs to be a little more careful when picking phrases
> for command use.

Non-word vocal sounds could be used,
e.g. a rising whistle for indent and
a falling whistle for dedent.

Disadvantage: possible misunderstandings
when a male programmer is dictating 
heavily-indented programs in the 
proximity of a female...

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