[Python-Dev] RE: Python-checkins digest, Vol 1 #615 - 2 msgs

Guido van Rossum guido@beopen.com
Sat, 08 Jul 2000 17:09:52 -0500

> [Fred]
> >   I seem to recall that Guido had caved on this, mostly because he
> > received enough complaints about too much code getting shoved way over
> > to the right, in a column a dozen of fewer characters wide (which is
> > seriously hard to decode).  I don't remember if this was on the list
> > or in a meeting.
> >   If I'm mis-remembering, then we should presure him on this until he
> > does cave.  ;)

> Guido, you need to Pronounce on this!
> I personally prefer 4-space no-hard-tabs everywhere, but given the way most
> editors work, the most important thing is that there's no variation within a
> given file type (e.g., that all .c files do the same, and all .py files do
> the same, but it's bearable for .c and .py files to differ -- which latter
> has been the case until now).

Sorry, I still like -s8 -t8 for C code best.  Just like the Linux
kernel, if someone asks. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://dinsdale.python.org/~guido/)