Completely INNOCENT Indentation question

valued customer scooterm at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 15 04:18:11 CEST 2004


> 2.  Write a preprocessor (in python) that you supply with your program as  
> a command-line argument
> 
As a routine user of similar 'preprocessor tricks' to coerce other,
more klunky languages into behaving nicely, that's a great 
suggestion, seems like an obvious solution (in hindsight).

> Python makes me very lazy.  Writing a report in LaTeX today, it was  
> actually easier for me to make up a syntax for tagging math symbols 
>
With all the emphasis on "extensibility" these days, it seems the best
mechanism for extensibility is the unsung hero ... code comments ... 
You can do things the original designers never anticipated.



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