Nikolai Weibull <mailing-lists.ruby-talk / rawuncut.elitemail.org> writes:

> Austin Ziegler wrote:
>
>> It sounds too much like Python. Python's syntax is one of the reasons
>> I don't use Python.
>
> Well, the idea was to give everyone the choice of what they wanted to
> use, delimited blocks, or indentation blocks.  The only issue with this
> is that it adds complexity and one°«d have to be able to stand reading
> both ways of writing code.  I read somewhere that the biggest problem
> with C is that it doesn°«t restrict the syntax enough:
>
>         if (<test>)
>                 <statement a>
>                 <statement b>

Using editors that actually can parse what they indent helps a lot
with that.  I wouldn't want to code longer pieces without one.

That said, I don't want indentation blocks in Ruby either.

> nikolai
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