[Python-ideas] with statement syntax forces ugly line breaks?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat Sep 11 00:23:47 CEST 2010


In message <mailman.580.1283974241.29448.python-list at python.org>, MRAB 
wrote:

> On 08/09/2010 19:07, Georg Brandl wrote:
>
>> Thus spake the Lord: Thou shalt indent with four spaces. No more, no
>> less. Four shall be the number of spaces thou shalt indent, and the
>> number of thy indenting shall be four. Eight shalt thou not indent,
>> nor either indent thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to four.
>> Tabs are right out.
>>
> FYI, that should be "thine indenting".
> 
> "My/thy" before a consonant, "mine/thine" before a vowel. Compare with
> "a/an", which we still do.

The funny thing is, that’s technically “Modern English”...



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