[Python-Dev] Reindenting unicodedata.c

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 11 Nov 2002 10:10:33 -0500

> Does that have the effect of expanding all tabs? unicodeobject.c does
> use tabs for indenting multiple levels.

FWIW, if you want 4-space indents, I think you should use all spaces
and not use tabs for double indents.  The tabs will be confusing when
the code is viewed with a different tab setting (which is sometimes

> In my revised patch for unicodedata.c, I put just
> /* 
> Local variables:
> c-basic-offset: 4
> End:
> */
> unicodedata.c is inconsistent in this respect: it sometimes uses tabs,
> and sometimes spaces.

Even MAL can't complain if you fix that to use all spaces.

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