Quoting code [was: OT: spacing of code in Google Groups]
steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Dec 31 23:16:39 CET 2004
mensanator at aol.com wrote:
> mensanator at aol.com wrote:
>>beliavsky at aol.com wrote:
>>>When I copy code from a source file into a Google Groups message,
>>>indentation is messed up, making my Python code illegal and all my
>>>ugly. Are there tricks to avoid this?
>>Try putting a # at the start of every line. Everyone should
>>understand what you mean (and you can always tell them to remove
>>the #'s once they copy the listing).
It would be helpful if submitted code were also copied to
although I don;t know how long they archive the pastings. That's a site
that gets used on the ##python IRC channel a lot, and it does make
sharing very easy.
Having said which, there's still a lot going for just using spaces
instead of tabs.
though-i-don't-know-what-ggogle-does-to-that-ly y'rs - steve
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