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Re: Tabs v.s. spaces

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:46:15AM +0800, Isaac To wrote:
> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom  <tb.31112.nospam@comcast.net> 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?

Wouter Verhelst
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