Typed Python?

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 13:00:09 CEST 2004


"Neil Hodgson" <nhodgson at bigpond.net.au> wrote in message news:<5D6Hc.84051$sj4.11073 at news-server.bigpond.net.au>...
> Paul Prescod:
> 
> > ... It also meant that we didn't have to display
> > the parentheses in the underlying s-expressions:  we could show
> > structure by indentation.  By this means we made the language look
> > a lot less threatening."
> 
>    Every sufficiently advanced LISP application will eventually reimplement
> Python.
> 
>    Neil

This is also true for Scheme:

http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-49/srfi-49.html

SRFI-49: Indentation-sensitive syntax

Indentation will rule the world! :)

(even if I must confess that secretely I am not yet convinced of the 
virtues of indentation and I will estimate advantages/disadvantages to
be 1:1)


             Michele Simionato



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