[Python-Dev] Reindenting unicodedata.c

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon, 11 Nov 2002 14:07:16 +0100

Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> "M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com> writes:
>>>>Why does MAL prefer 4 spaces?
>>I'm not really sure why, but one apparent reason is that Python
>>uses the same indent. 
> It doesn't. Python uses tabs for indentation in its C source code, see
> PEP 7.

I was talking about Python source code, not C source code. I know
that Guido perfers C indentation using TABs and that's why PEP 7
suggests using this scheme. I think that source files use consistent
indentation on a per file basis, but no point in fighting over
4 spaces vs. tabs in them.

Reindentation doesn't buy us anything accept traffic on this mailing

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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