[Israel.pm] Number of Indentation Levels in Ruby and Perl

Mikhael Goikhman migo at homemail.com
Mon Jun 1 04:34:13 PDT 2009


On 01 Jun 2009 13:23:53 +0300, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> 
> > Shlomi Fish observed that Ruby scripts use much more indentation levels
> > than scripts and programs written in other languages.  
> 
> Either that, or the relatively small number of indentation levels does not 
> allow writing too much code in a Ruby line to accommodate for the extra 
> shortness of the line.

There is also the third logical possibility that sounds more likely for
me than these two. A number of spaces in someone's coding style (the
basis of your entire argument) is not fixed and personal, and as such is
orthogonal to other issues.

P.S. Does not netiquete ask not to initiate carbon-copies to multiple
mailing lists, since most of the participants are not subscribed to all
lists, and usually one group can't technically hear the other group? :)

Regards,
Mikhael.

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