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Re^2: Evolution of python

by QM (Parson)
on Jul 10, 2019 at 11:04 UTC ( #11102638=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Evolution of python
in thread Evolution of python

The "significant whitespace problem" is one of the drawbacks of Python, IMO. I thought we deprecated that way back in make? That is, why would someone choose to do that, after having suffered through using make?

In Python, I also miss having an enclosing block entity, to limit the scope of variables.

And it seems it's too easy to accidentally create a tuple by grouping things in parens, which then returns the wrong type to something not expect an iterable. ARG!

Quantum Mechanics: The dreams stuff is made of

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