Considering migrating to Python from Visual Basic 6 for engineering applications

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Thu Feb 18 19:30:27 EST 2016


On Thu, 18 Feb 2016 10:32 pm, Chris Angelico wrote:

> The biggest disadvantage of Python is that, in a number of ways, it
> surprises people. Significant whitespace bugs a lot of experienced
> programmers

This is why we cannot have nice things.

"But what if we pass the source code through a system that strips out
leading whitespace?"

"Then don't do that. What if you pass the source code through a system that
strips out braces?"



-- 
Steven



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