First day beginner to python, add to counter after nested loop

jonas.thornvall at gmail.com jonas.thornvall at gmail.com
Sun Nov 3 13:54:30 CET 2013


Den lördagen den 2:e november 2013 kl. 21:19:44 UTC+1 skrev Tim Roberts:
> jonas.thornvall at gmail.com wrote:
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> >I certainly do not like the old bracket style it was a catastrophe, but 
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> >in honesty the gui editor of python should have what i propose, a parser
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> >that indent automaticly at loops, functions and end.
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> Many editors do that.  Vim, which is what I use, certainly does.
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> >I promise you it will save millions of hours of bug searching all over 
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> >world in a month.
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> I suspect you meant "dozens" rather than "millions"...
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> Look, both schemes have their pitfalls.  With an "end" requirement, it's
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> easy to have code where the indenting doesn't match the actual nesting, and
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> that causes human confusion.  Without the "end" requirement, it's not hard
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> to type code where you forget to dedent.  Those are just two manifestations
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> of the exact same problem.  Neither scheme is provably superior to the
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> other.  It's just a choice that a language designer has to make.
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> I happen to like Python's choice.  You'll get used to it.
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> -- 
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> Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
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> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

What does Vim stand for Voyager interstellar mission?



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