New to Python - block grouping (spaces)
rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 17:03:51 CEST 2015
On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 12:52 AM, Blake McBride <blake1024 at gmail.com> 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.
If you're prepared to run a beautifier on your employees' code, you
should have no problem requiring that they adopt a syntactically-legal
style. You're already throwing away any option of indentation not
matching the physical structure of the code, so why not simply have
the indentation define the physical structure?
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