Python indentation deters newbies?

Mel Wilson mwilson at the-wire.com
Mon Aug 16 19:21:02 CEST 2004


In article <h4nph0lprkrhj95tecvtmkpl5hm52815j3 at 4ax.com>,
Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>On 13 Aug 2004 07:15:14 -0700, beliavsky at aol.com declaimed the following
>in comp.lang.python:
>	Teach them FORTRAN-IV...
>
>	A source line is limited to 80 characters
>	Statements start in column 7
>	Statements end in column 72 (or was it 71)

   Column 72 is the last one available for statment text,
according to this IBM 888157 card here.


        Regards.        Mel.



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