[Python-Dev] whitespace normalization

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Apr 25 23:13:42 CEST 2007

"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote in message 
news:ca471dc20704251124v3b80b33ala02167305f41e191 at mail.gmail.com...
| On 4/25/07, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
| > Well, there are editors that don't intelligently strip whitespace, so 
| > people using them would be constantly pained by such a hook.
| And they should. There really is no excuse for letting one developer's
| poor choice of tools cause later grief for all other developers.

In 2.4.3, IDLE leaves trailing whitespace as is, even where senseless :-(
I'll check the 2.5.1 version when I install it.


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