Another salvo in the indentation war? I hope not.
rumjuggler at cryptarchy.org
Sat May 27 08:38:48 CEST 2000
On Sat, 27 May 2000 05:53:57 GMT, nospam.newton at gmx.li (Philip 'Yes,
that's my address' Newton) wrote:
>On Fri, 26 May 2000 06:26:23 -0700 (PDT), Darrell Gallion
><dgallion1 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> rzantow at my-deja.com wrote:
>> : When a newsreader, browser, or mail program trashes
>> : the indentation from examples of Python source, it is a
>> : real pain in the hindlimbs to recover the original
>> : program logic.
>> Don't use tabs in the source, then all is well.
>Try feeding this to python, then:
>if 1 == 1:
>print "This won't work"
>You'll get a SyntaxError if somebody removes all leading indentation.
You could filter your scripts and replace all tabs with \t.
Leading \ts would then be converted to tabs on the receiving end.
Barnabas T. Rumjuggler
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