[Beowulf] g77 limits...

Leif Nixon nixon at nsc.liu.se
Wed Mar 1 05:11:09 EST 2006


"Robert G. Brown" <rgb at phy.duke.edu> writes:

> As for the python... well, I just plain like delimiters in my code.  I
> might even use it if the authors of python hadn't imposed two pieces of
> religion on its users:
>
>    No line terminator (e.g. ;)
>    No {} -- all code grouping MUST be accomplished by indentation.

In braces-riddled languages you have to mark up the block structure
twice; first with braces for the sake of the compiler, and then with
indentation for the sake of humans. That's a bit silly and error prone
in my eyes...

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Leif Nixon                       -            Systems expert
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