[sf-perl] Python indentation grumble

Chris Palmer chris at noncombatant.org
Sun Apr 2 17:09:43 PDT 2006

Rich Morin writes:

> At 2:57 PM -0700 4/2/06, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > This is how python *works*, Rich.  One might as well bitch about
> > weak variable typing in Perl.
> If this is true, disallowing an arbitrary first-level indent is simply
> a mistake, and one which (like allowing tabs as indentation) YAML does
> not make.

Complaining about the syntactic aspect of language design on a Perl list
causes the irony sensor in my cerebellum to burn painfully.  Please

Can we please follow Josh's lead and complain about semantics instead?


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