New to Python - block grouping (spaces)yhoni

alister alister.nospam.ware at ntlworld.com
Thu Apr 16 20:04:56 CEST 2015


On Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:09:13 +0200, Antoon Pardon wrote:

> On 04/16/2015 03:18 PM, alister wrote:
> 
> 
>>> As is argueing against a real position instead of making something up.
>>> Nobody is argueing for arbitrary indentation.
>> May I suggest that you give it a try for a month, perhaps re-writing a
>> small program you already have in a pythonic style (don't simply write
>> c in python) & see if your opinion changes.
>>
>> if not then other suggestions that python is not a language of choice
>> for you may be appropriate.
>>
>> be warned you may find it creates (or increases ) an extreme dislike
>> for C & other languages that require braces & semicolons, it did for me
>> (especially the semi-colon!)
> 
> I think you are mistaking me for someone else. I have been using python
> since before 2000. I went from not liking the forced indentation to not
> being bothered with it to not liking it again.
> 
> I also think that one doesn't need to discard a language just because
> one doesn't like this particular feature. One can think the other
> characteristics of the language are positive enough one can live with
> this small annoyance.

This suggestion was aimed at the Original poster.



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