Python syntax wart

Bjoern Schliessmann usenet-mail-0306.20.chr0n0ss at
Mon Sep 10 13:53:08 CEST 2007

Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> In message <5kkcmvF3vfqqU3 at>, Marc 'BlackJack'

>> I see a tree structure here ...
> Good, you're improving.

Tree structures can't, IMHO, be called two-dimensional. Although,
you can represent them with a two-dimensional graph. If the tree
gets more complex this can become very messy.
>> And this is also easily written that way in Python if you don't
>> insist on the line break after the ``if`` or can live with
>> backslashes.
> Which is precisely the point.

You're the first person I see using a complete line just for an "if"
or "for". Is this for tuning the code line count?



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