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Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Thu Nov 4 18:27:51 CET 2010

On 2010-11-04, Neil Cerutti <neilc at> wrote:
> On 2010-11-04, D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy at> wrote:
>>> * Not being able to write an auto-indenter, ever, because it
>>> is by design theoretically impossible:  Annoying.
>> Right.  And in C you can never write an auto-bracer for exactly
>> the same reason.
> It's not right, actually. Auto-indent is fairly easy in
> Python. Auto-dedent is the impossible part.

I think in common usage the term "auto-intender" refers to a program
that can automatically control source indentation (which inclulde both
"indenting" and "dindenting" source lines).

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