Re: Pythons indentation.
Wed, 13 Apr 1994 14:39:03 +0200

> I have just finished building python on a Sparc10. Builds like a
> charm. I am already getting annoyed with the syntax in interactive
> mode though. Python sees it as 'a benefit' to use indentation
> rather than 'clumsy brackets' for delimiting code. However picture
> the situation where your csh or sh seg faults everytime that you
> forget to hit the space bar or tab key.

[Example showing segfault deleted]

I won't comment on the benefits of indentation :) but your segfault is
an installation error -- as several people have pointed out this
should raise a SyntaxError exception. Have a look at your core dump
with dbx to see what's the matter...

--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <>
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