Indentations and future evolution of languages

Paul Rubin http
Fri Mar 6 05:09:49 CET 2009


bearophileHUGS at lycos.com writes:
> Indentation-wise Haskell syntax seems one of the very few local maxima
> that is close enough to the little fitness plateau where Python is.

It is odd, the article claims indentation-aware syntax only works
in languages that separate statement and expressions, but also
mentions Haskell, which doesn't have such separation.  Even things
like do-blocks are just syntax sugar for function application.



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