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Scala considering significant indentation like Python


On 05/22/2017 02:57 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> 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.

Sigh.  Missing words, the wrong words!  Block, not blog.  agg.

> 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).

True enough.  Would still be nice to jump, though.  Sometimes things get
longer than a page (like a class definition).