Python indentation

John Roth newsgroups at
Wed Jul 7 20:13:26 CEST 2004

"Sateesh" <ext-sateesh.kavuri at> wrote in message
news:aNQGc.20423$k4.407540 at
> Hi,
> I am a beginner in Python, and am wondering what is it about the
> in Python, without which python scripts do not work properly.
> Why can't the indentation not so strict so as to give better freedom to
> user?
> Is there any plausible reason behind this?

Readability. Some people feel it confines them,
they tend to go to other languages.

John Roth
> Cheers!
> Sateesh

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