mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 24 14:25:20 EST 1999
Skip Montanaro <skip at mojam.com> writes:
> Rajesh> I'm new to the python language, and the newsgroup. So, if this
> Rajesh> newsgroup is not appropriate for this type of posting, please
> Rajesh> pardon my ignorance and notify me.
> Perfectly appropriate.
> Rajesh> I have written up a module called `whitespace.py' available at
> Rajesh> <URL:http://www.dsmit.com/python/>
> Rajesh> and a sample program `whitespace' which uses this module, also available at
> Rajesh> the same URL.
> Have you checked out tabnanny in Tools/scripts/tabnanny.py of the Python
> distribution? A merging of interests might be useful. I suspect the two
> scripts detect similar problems.
I thought about posting that exact sentiment - but looked at the
website first. "whitespace.py" is designed to deal with text files; it
converts spaces to tabs, spots trailing spaces on lines, that sort of
thing. Not particularly useful to me, but not tabnanny either.
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