Python and Ruby
steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sun Jan 31 23:37:25 CET 2010
On Sun, 31 Jan 2010 14:47:08 -0600, John Bokma wrote:
> An editor can correct the indenting of the braces example but can't with
> this one.
> if x:
> if y:
> While braces might be considered redundant they are not when for one
> reason or another formatting is lost or done incorrectly.
I've heard this argument before, and I don't buy it. Why should we expect
the editor to correct malformed code?
Would you expect your editor to correct this malformed code?
result = sin(x+)y
Why should broken indentation be held to a higher standard than any other
breakage in code?
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