In article <nUfDf.49093$Kp.5722 / southeast.rr.com>,
Jeffrey Schwab  <jeff / schwabcenter.com> wrote:
>Rubyist wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I *REALLY* love Ruby very much. But I always find those "end"s somewhat
>> ugly ( thousands of excuses to Matz ). I sometimes feel myself wishing
>> that Ruby use indentation (as Python does) instead of "end"s.
>> 
>> Today, I have seen a post in:
>> 
>> http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=146091
>> 
>> 
>> As far as I know, Bruce Eckel is a competent programmer and when I saw
>> that he was agree with me, I surprised.
>> 
>> What do you think about those "end"s? Do you *REALLY* like them?
>> Will Ruby-2 offer an alternative? Well, maybe not "indentation" but
>> will another solution be available?
>
>
>I like having something to search for in my editor.  Explicit 
>block-ending tokens also help when I am skimming code to review its 
>structure.

And having 'end' sure makes things like ERB easier (possible) to implement. 


Phil