Indentations and future evolution of languages

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Sun Mar 8 02:57:51 CET 2009


Tim Rowe <digitig at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>I don't think the article is right that "it's silly to have some
>expression/statement groupings indentation based and some grouped by
>enclosing tokens" -- provided it's done right. The OCAML-based
>language F# accepts OCAML enclosing tokens, but if you mark the groups
>with indentation they're not necessary (but still legal). That seems
>to me to work pretty cleanly.

Boy, I really want to like F# -- a lot of smart people have worked on it --
but every program I write is completely incomprehensible to me a week
later.

The more I look around, the more I like Python.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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