Whitespace as syntax (was Re: Python Rocks!)

Fredrik Lundh effbot at telia.com
Wed Feb 9 14:12:02 CET 2000


Thomas Hamelryck <thamelry at vub.ac.be> wrote:
> [snip]
> : (after all, Python 1.5.2 do have certain shortcomings.
> : how come these "I've never used Python, but I'm the
> : right person to tell you what to change" folks never
> : spot any of these?)
> [snip]
>
> Well, shall we continue the thread with a discussion on reference
> counting and circular references?

why not? -- in contrast to the totally ludicrous white-
space issue, this is an important problem that will be
addressed in future versions of Python.  (and for that
matter, has already been addressed in e.g. JPython).

but I see that you ignore all posts refuting your white-
space arguments, so we better end right here.

</F>





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