allowing braces around suites

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetilho at yksi.ifi.uio.no
Fri Aug 27 15:42:54 CEST 2004


[Isaac To]:
>
>   If the aim is simply to do a local change that is sufficient to
>   deal with the problem just in your computer, then the simplest
>   answer might be to use "pass": if your code contains
>   
>   if t1 == t2:
>       t1 = t3
>   else:
>       t2 = t3
>       pass
>   t = t2
>   
>   and you tab at the last line, Emacs won't try to indent the t=t2
>   line further to after the pass line where it is impossible to
>   execute.

interesting idea, but Python won't discover inconsistencies.  if only
an Emacs solution is sought, a "# end" convention is preferable since
it's more explicit.  an explicit convention that Python recognises
would be even better.

>   If you want something that is done globally and everybody will use
>   it... not a chance.

I don't expect everybody to use it.  miscellaneous projects where the
developers are comfortable with it might want to add it to their
coding standards.
-- 
Kjetil T.



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