On Sun, 2003-03-23 at 17:58, Brian Candler wrote:
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> I skipped over a lot of this discussion, but did anyone mention space-
> sensitive syntax? It's so nice to be able to put
> 
>   if false
>   ...
>   end
> 
> around a piece of code, and not have to re-indent the whole lot!

I suspect that despite all the technical differences between Ruby and
Python, the indentation issue is single largest reason for prefering one
over the other.

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