[clug] Bad features of programming languages.

jhock at iinet.net.au jhock at iinet.net.au
Thu Apr 20 07:21:13 UTC 2023

Yes, that's what I meant to say but quickly sent off my email this morning without editing.

I also use white space to show nesting and structure but the parentheses, in PERL at least, is the syntax for nesting. 

On 20 April 2023 4:18:18 pm AEST, Karl Auer via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>On Thu, 2023-04-20 at 15:44 +1000, Kim Holburn via linux wrote:
>> There are some things I don't like about python, but white space
>> nesting is one of my favourite things.
>The python problem is not white space nesting as such - formatting to
>help emphasise structure is a good thing.
>The problem is that in python, white space has syntactic meaning beyond
>being a simple separator. That is batshit insane.
>Regards, K.

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