New to Python - block grouping (spaces)
rustompmody at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 18:03:23 CEST 2015
On Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:45:27 PM UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
<Description of the task of first-classing syntax snipped>
> I suspect you'll find the task fundamentally hard.
Two guys wanted to write an OS.
Seeing current languages not upto their standard they first made themselves a
Would you call their project hard ridiculous and misguided?
Well evidently some people did but fortunately their managers did not interfere.
OTOH some others liked the ideas/outlook enough that they jumped on the bandwagon and in short order there were
- a heavy duty compilation system -- parser generators to librarians etc
- source code systems
- text tools (grep sed)
In short a 'Programmer's Work Bench'
Now if Thomson and Ritchie (yeah thems the guys) could do it in 1970,
why cant we revamp this 45-year old archaic program=textfile system today?
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