J Haas <Myrdred / gmail.com> wrote:
> few areas where I think Python beats Ruby, and that's syntatically-
> significant
> indentation.
You think so, I'm not. ;)

> I recognize that
> syntactically-
> significant indentation is not perfect, and it would bring a few pain
> points
> with it. But let me say that again: ONE OUT OF EVERY SIX LINES, for
> crying out
> loud! This should be intolerable to engineers who value elegance.
> "Streaks"
> means what you'd expect: there are four places in the scanned files that
> look
> like this:
> 
>             end
>           end
>         end
>       end
>     end
>   end
> end
> 
> This is *not* DRY.
Objection! It is DRY: You have already mentioned that in Ruby indention 
is not significant. The "ends" in your example are the *only* (not 
repeated!) representation of the end of a block.

Regards,
Jan