Python syntax wart

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Sep 10 05:02:58 CEST 2007


In message <5ki2sdF3nr68U1 at mid.individual.net>, Bjoern Schliessmann wrote:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> But then you can no longer use indentation to display the
>> two-dimensional structure of the statement.
> 
> How can a statement be two-dimensional?

Like this (from C++ code, but the idea is the same):

    if
      (
            ThisCh >= 'A' and ThisCh <= 'Z'
        or
            ThisCh >= '0' and ThisCh <= '9'
        or
            ThisCh == '_'
        or
            ThisCh == '.'
      )
        ...




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