Re: Tabs v.s. spaces
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:46:15AM +0800, Isaac To wrote:
> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Tom> Significant whitespace? Shudder, that brings back crusty old
> Tom> memories of Fortran. I have great fondness for fortran because of
> Tom> the wonderful mathematical algorithms in LinPack, but I have no
> Tom> fondness for significant whitespace.
> Please actually try to code something in Python before commenting on its use
> of spaces. It is unlike the times of Fortran: in Fortran spaces are used to
> make programs easy to read by machines; in Python spaces are used to make
> programs easy to read by human.
then why are they significant?
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