New to Python - block grouping (spaces)

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Thu Apr 16 14:17:33 CEST 2015

On 16/04/2015 05:07, Blake McBride wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am new to Python.  I am sorry for beating what is probably a dead horse but I checked the net and couldn't find the answer to my question.
> I like a lot of what I've seen in Python, however, after 35 years and probably a dozen languages under my belt, I very strongly disagree with the notion of using white space to delimit blocks.  Not wanting to beat what I believe is probably a dead horse, I have one question.
> Is there a utility that will allow me to write Python-like code that includes some block delimiter that I can see, that converts the code into runnable Python code?  If so, where can I find it?
> Thanks!
> Blake McBride

You're not beating a dead horse, it was reduced to a skeleton years ago. 
  I'd either get used to the use of whitespace or find another language.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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