Scala considering significant indentation like Python
On 05/22/2017 12:13 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 05/22/2017 07:59 AM, Jussi Piitulainen wrote:
>> I am the inventor of multiple ends on the same line. This way, in a
>> language where all of several nested constructs end with an end - not
>> going to name the language but it's Julia - instead of
>> one combines the uninformative lines into one by writing
>> end end end end end,
>> and with four-space indentation the ends align neatly with the starts.
>> Technically, the ends on the remaining line of ends are backwards.
> Kind of reminds me of LISP. Lots of closing parenths, and often then
> just all get stuck together on a long. But I guess that's why they
> invented paren matching shortcuts in editors. To make it easy to see if
> you have them matched up. This works with braces too. Perhaps there is
> a plugin for Vim to jump back and forth between the beginning and end of
> a blog? Wouldn't be too hard to just look at indent.
It's built-in, no plug-in necessary.
I still find white-space indentation easier to read, though. Is that block 20 lines down inside or outside the above
if/for/while? Just put your cursor on it and go straight down and you'll find out. Not so easy if the braces aren't
lined up (at least for me).