binary selectors ambiguity and space

Ralph Johnson johnson at
Sat May 13 21:34:04 UTC 2006

Spaces SHOULD be important.  I think indentation should be important,
too.  People find them easy to understand.  It is computers that get
confused by them.  Make things easier for people, not computers.

(I'm not suggesting that Smalltalk pay attention to indentation, or
advocating any major change to Smalltalk.  But I do think that all
arguments of the form "spaces should not matter" are completely

-Ralph Johnson

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