[Python-Dev] whitespace normalization

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Apr 25 22:10:22 CEST 2007

On 4/25/07, skip at pobox.com <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>     >> Well, there are editors that don't intelligently strip whitespace, so
>     >> that people using them would be constantly pained by such a hook.
>     Guido> And they should. There really is no excuse for letting one
>     Guido> developer's poor choice of tools cause later grief for all other
>     Guido> developers.
> Just a little FYI, python-mode (the one Barry and I manage - dunno about the
> one distributed w/ GNU Emacs these days) is one of those tools that leaves
> trailing whitespace behind when advancing to the next line..

Funny -- that's not my experience. Perhaps this depends on a separate
Emacs setting? That's what I always assumed.

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

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