Considering migrating to Python from Visual Basic 6 for engineering applications

BartC bc at freeuk.com
Thu Feb 18 21:14:51 EST 2016


On 19/02/2016 00:30, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> 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?"

Python doesn't use braces, so that's not a problem!

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Bartc


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