A 'Python like' language

D Martin dgmartin98.REMOVEME at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 26 20:30:14 CET 2004


3 solutions:

1. Use spaces instead of tabs.  Hit the space bar yourself, or an editor
that replaces tabs with spaces.
2. Include as a .py or text file instead of inline.
3. Get a different email program.



"John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> wrote in message
news:1068up4kn49778 at news.supernews.com...
>
> "David MacQuigg" <dmq at gain.com> wrote in message
> news:p1u860l6q98sc6ppihje55ptna298ub7si at 4ax.com...
> > On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 16:42:54 +0000, Peter Hickman
> > <peter at semantico.com> wrote:
> >
> > >Well after all this discussion it would appear that a 'Python like'
> > >language has appeared => Prothon. http://www.prothon.org/index.html
> > >
> > >Very alpha, sort of like Python (if you consider the indenting is what
> > >makes Python unique) and sort of Ruby in its use of prefixes to define
> > >scoping etc (although there is no reference to this trait being
borrowed
> > >from Ruby). It also quotes Self as being an influence.
> >
> > Very interesting ...
>
> Yes, especially since they didn't learn their lessons about
> tab as an indentation character. That means that I can't send
> a Prothon program (or snippet from one) using Outlook
> Express, which automaticlly strips tabs from the front of
> lines, thus destroying the indentation.
>
> An interesting language that has just dropped off of
> my radar screen as being unusable in my environment.
>
> John Roth
>
>





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