Re: anything but python
> But when you have to be ridiculously careful about making sure that things end up at the correct indent level it becomes a nightmare problem.
I don't have problems with that, but then I have chosen tools, and configurations of those, that would seem to be more appropriate than the ones that you are using.
> If you have ever had to debug a problem where a thread dies due to a syntax error in a little used code path, you will totally get my annoyance.
Syntax errors are discovered during the load/compile phase so you are probably referring to something different. There is usually an exception trace produced unless you deliberately ignore exceptions.