I hear this way too often and I honestly don’t understand it.
If you already indent correctly (go one unit deeper in a sub-block, one unit shallower when the block ends — and unit is whatever, be it a tab or several spaces, as long as it’s consistent), you won’t even notice the language relies on indentation.
Look around at my code here and you'll see that I am very consistent -- almost anal -- about indentation in my code be it Perl, C whatever. But when I wrote python, it was just to damn easy to end up with:
more stuff here
Looks consistent, but is invisibly different. And that is puerile, pathetic and it f'ing annoys me. Frequently.
And quite frankly I don't give a flying fig whether you "hear this way too often". If you don't wanna "hear" it, don't read it.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
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