[Python-Dev] Reindenting unicodedata.c
Mon, 11 Nov 2002 08:45:34 -0600
>> Just like Fredrik, I prefer 4 spaces indents over TABs and since the
>> RE and Unicode code base used these 4 spaces indents all along, I'd
>> also prefer to keep it that way.
Guido> As long as you're actively maintaining that code, I see no reason
Guido> to reformat it then. But, as they say, you snooze, you lose. :-)
It seems to me that any files with "special needs" (unicodedata.c and the
various sre files come to mind) should have comments right near the top
which indicate the constraints which must be maintained (4-space indents,
1.5.2 compatibility, etc).