Indentation of If-Then-Else

Philippa Cowderoy flippa at
Mon Oct 23 12:56:26 EDT 2006

On Mon, 23 Oct 2006, Cale Gibbard wrote:

> Of course I disagree with this course for all the reasons I stated
> above. The whole point of having high level programming languages is
> so that you can put more work into the tools so that the end user
> doesn't have to work as hard. One shouldn't ask "What's easiest to
> parse?" but "What's easiest to read and write?".

A good many tools can, of course, get by on a reversible desugaring. It 
seems to me that this'd be a sensible candidate for a library.

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