proper indentation is good, but forcing indentation is really a stupid
idea, at least from Ruby point of view.


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 9:20 PM, Brandon Weaver <keystonelemur / gmail.com>wrote:

> If you want python style indents and python this and python that, then
> pray tell, why aren't you just using Python? Quit trying to program Ruby
> like it's Python and you'll be a lot better off.
>
> Code is plenty short when you learn anonymous functions, Blocks, Procs,
> and Lambdas. The more lisp you learn the faster that will become apparent.
> Ruby has the strength of some functional programming, and pushing that
> under the rug is a tragedy.
>
> That being said it can be extended to do such things but it's completely
> unnecessary if not borderline esoteric. Program Ruby like it's Ruby.
> On Jul 29, 2013 9:56 AM, "Admin Tensor" <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>
>> Darryl Pierce wrote in post #1117018:
>> > On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 03:39:02PM +0900, Juha K. wrote:
>> >> Why not go coffeescript style and create a preprocessor gem that
>> >> compiles indent-aware ruby into ruby? Shouldn't be too big effort.
>> >
>> > To what advantage?
>>
>> Well, the most obvious are less typing and very compact code.  We can
>> also think about Groovy and Java, and to different extent, Dart and
>> JavaScript.
>>
>> Bill
>>
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