RELEASED Python 3.0 final

George Sakkis george.sakkis at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 23:02:45 CET 2008


On Dec 4, 4:49 pm, s... at pobox.com wrote:

>     Andreas> Whenever has it been a pythonic ideal to "not allow" stuff? You
>     Andreas> get warnings. Everything else is up to you.
>
> It's more than warnings.  With properly crafted combinations of spaces and
> tabs you can get code which looks like it has a certain indentation to the
> human observer but which looks like it has different indentation (and thus
> different semantics) to the byte code compiler.  There is often no warning.

Amazing.. was it a conscious decision to keep the current behavior in
3.x or it was not even considered dropping it ?? Does anyone have a
link where this was decided ?

George



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