Prothon Prototypes vs Python Classes

Mark Hahn mark at
Sun Mar 28 21:28:27 CEST 2004

I didn't know I was going the opposite direction from Python. I guess I'll
have to change that.

I guess I didn't make it clear that no design decisions were frozen in the

Mark Hahn (Prothon Author)

"John Roth" <newsgroups at> wrote in message
news:106di86neu1qh4d at
> "Mark Hahn" <mark at> wrote in message
> news:v0r9c.38988$cx5.22021 at fed1read04...
> > > although for reasons I've mentioned elsewhere, I won't use Prothon.
> >
> > Can you please point me to those reasons?
> Since I got into a minor flame war over them, including a
> very snide and oh so superior response from one yahoo
> who almost hit my killfile over it, I'll just mention that there
> are ***very good***, that is ***extremely good***
> reasons why the Python standard is to use spaces for
> indentation, and why the option of using tabs will be
> removed in 3.0.
> There are enough interesting languages out there to
> investigate that I simply won't bother with candidates
> that don't play fair with ***all*** the tools I use,
> or that people I communicate with use.
> John Roth

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