Is there an easy way to control indents in Python

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 01:51:16 CEST 2014


On 16/10/2014 12:32 AM, Chris “Kwpolska” Warrick wrote:
> It should parse this as
>
> else:
>      print 'false'
>      print 'done'
>
> Why?  Because things like `print 'done'` usually have an empty line before it:
>
> if True:
> print 'true'
> else:
> print 'false'
>
> print 'done'
>
> That should be parsed the way you want it done.  Makes perfect sense
> when you look at it.

I don't think it makes any sense at all, for two reasons:

1) Empty lines have no such semantic meaning in Python.
2) Anything that strips tabs is just as likely to strip EOLs.




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