allow line break at operators
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Aug 12 20:15:40 EDT 2011
On 8/12/2011 6:14 PM, Seebs wrote:
I am responding to your whole line of posts.
I have been indenting code neatly for at least 32 years whenever the
language I used allowed it. Just over 14 years ago, when Python was an
obscure little known or used languge, I adopted it *because* it dropped
all the redundant bracket noise and looked to me like 'executable
pseudocode', as I explained (with an unfortunate misspelling) in
Indentation is part of that. Python-with-brackets would, to me, be
something different -- sure, derived from Python, but not the same.
I do not need for you to adopt and use Python to validate my choice. If
you like it fine, welcome. If not, have fun with something else. I said
that over a decade when this same discussion took place, and I say it
now. Different brains are different. I do not care which of us is in the
majority in which population.
As I and others also pointed out over a decade ago, anyone is free to
add insignificant comment braces (but keep that private, please) or,
more sensibly, commented dedents to help the reader keep track of indent
[50 more lines of code]
#end outer if
Terry Jan Reedy
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