Encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism

Lipska the Kat lipska at lipskathekat.com
Wed Jul 18 16:48:28 CEST 2012

On 18/07/12 15:34, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2012-07-17, Lipska the Kat<lipska at lipskathekat.com>  wrote:
>> and what's this obsession with 'correct' indentation of code ???
> If you can explain to us Java's obsession with 'correct' placemnt of
> curly-braces, then you've explained indentation in python.

I'm not getting into the curly braces wars. Life is just too short.

> Unless you're asking about the tabs vs. spaces argument.  In that
> case, people who use 4 spaces per level are 'correct'; people who use
> a different number of spaces are a bit less correct; people who use
> tabs are wrong;

hmm, I've been using tabs ... still, why use one key press when you can 
use 4 ;-).  Actually I quite like this aspect of Python, it's rapidly 
growing on me. Wonder if I could introduce this in a future release of 
Java ... nah, I'd be dead within a week %-(

> and people who mix spaces and tabs -- well, we don't
> talk about them in polite company.

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and Farscape dreamer of Aeryn Sun.

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