A 'Python like' language

François Pinard pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Mon Mar 29 14:29:36 CEST 2004


[Mark Hahn]
> > Yes, this seemed interesting to me too. But when arrived at the sentence
> > "Prothon only allows tabs for indentation" I couldn't continue reading ;-)

> It appears we will be bowing to pressure and switching to spaces.

This might be good news.  Despite a bit curious about prototype-based
languages, I initially stopped reading about Prothon when I saw that it
chose mandatory TABs. `make' is the only tool for which I still give in
such things :-).

Allow me a question.  Is there some inter-operability sought between
Prothon and Python?  That could ease taming communities.  As far as I
understood, so far, these are currently meant as incompatible beasts.

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François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard




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