Why indentation is use to denote block of code?

Sean DiZazzo half.italian at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 00:17:56 CEST 2009


On Sep 13, 3:12 pm, Peng Yu <pengyu... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I want to understand why python use indentation to denote block of
> code. What are the advantages of it? Is there a style in python to
> denote a block of code the same as that of C++ (with '{}')?
>
> One disadvantage of using indentation to denote a block of code is
> that the runtime to automatically indent a python code would be about
> a few times more than the runtime to automatically indent a C++ code
> of the same length (both are in vim).
>
> Regards,
> Peng

Try this:

from __future__ import braces

~Sean



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