Semantic Indentation is an actively used design pattern.
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Languages with Semantic Indentation include abc, aldor, argdown, bml, boo, buddyscript, cobra, coffeescript, csl, curry, elixir, f-sharp, genie, haml, haskell, i-expressions, inform, iswim, literate-coffeescript, livescript, madcap-vi, madcap, makefile, markdown, miranda, nemerle, net-format, nim, occam, ogdl, org, promal, purescript, python, restructuredtext, sass, scss, spin, stylus, sweet-expressions, wisp, xl-programming-language, yaml, z-expressions
Example from purescript:
-- https://github.com/purescript/documentation/blob/master/language/Syntax.md -- Syntax is whitespace sensitive. The general rule of thumb is that declarations which span multiple lines should be indented past the column on which they were first defined on their subsequent lines. foo = bar + baz
Example from z-expressions:
defun message msg do print : Here's a message print msg print : End of message.
Last updated September 6th, 2019