New to Python - block grouping (spaces)

Jon Ribbens jon+usenet at
Thu Apr 16 17:05:02 CEST 2015

On 2015-04-16, Blake McBride <blake1024 at> wrote:
> 2.  Having been an employer, it is difficult to force programmers to
> use any particular editor or style.  Different editors handle tabs
> and spaces differently.  This is all a bloody nightmare with Python.
> 3.  Languages that use braces (or the like) can be run through a
> program beautifier to correct the indentation.  You are just screwed
> in Python.  So, Python may be a cute language for you to use as an
> individual, but it is unwieldy in a real development environment.

Yes, you are quite right - no employers have ever used Python, nor
has anybody ever used Python in a "real development environment".
The issues you raise are novel and have not been thought about before.

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