Another salvo in the indentation war? I hope not.

Philip 'Yes, that's my address' Newton nospam.newton at
Sat May 27 07:53:57 CEST 2000

On Fri, 26 May 2000 06:26:23 -0700 (PDT), Darrell Gallion
<dgallion1 at> wrote:

> rzantow at 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.

Philip Newton <nospam.newton at>
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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