Python indentation

Sateesh ext-sateesh.kavuri at
Wed Jul 7 13:56:45 CEST 2004

I think I would be able to better appreciate Python after I go ahead with
some programming first.

Thanks for the insights!

"Brian Quinlan" <brian at> wrote in message
news:mailman.62.1089201328.5135.python-list at
> Sateesh wrote:
> > I surely understand the importance of indentation, but as you see there
> > beautification tools that can be used to beautiy the C code.
> I'm not sure why this is relevant.
> > Also indentation is based upon ones style of coding, and I feel somewhat
> > restricted when the language itself restricts someone to code in a
> > particular way.
> Which is why I asked you to name a desirable code construction that
> Python denies you due to it's indentation rules. If, for example, you
> find the following style compelling:
>      if condition:
> clause1
>      else:
> clause2
> Then Python is, indeed, restricting you. So could you provide an actual
> example where Python is keeping you from using a style that you find
> desirable?
> Cheers,
> Brian

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