New to Python - block grouping (spaces)
steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Thu Apr 16 19:41:19 CEST 2015
On Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:52 am, Blake McBride wrote:
> Thanks for all the responses. I especially like the Pike pointer. To be
> 1. I don't think languages should depend on invisible elements to
> determine logic.
> 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.
Do you really expect us to believe for a microsecond that the choice
between "4 spaces" or "tab" is worse than the C brace wars?
If you, as an employer, cannot get your programmers to follow your in-house
style requirements, then what instructions can you get them to follow? Do
they even bother to show up? Other than on "lunch is on the boss" day?
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