Deprecate tabs for indenting (was Re: Indenting with tabs vs spaces)

Tony J Ibbs (Tibs) tony at lsl.co.uk
Thu Dec 6 11:08:06 CET 2001


Gerhard Häring wrote:
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <!-- fancy doctype declaration here -->
> <module name="mypkg.mymodule">
>     <class name="MyClass" inherits="OtherClass">
...deletia...
>     </class>
> </python-module>

and someone else said they weren't sure what to make of this. Well, my
reactions were:

1. Laugh!
2. Wonder if he'd been using pypasax_
   (one of my favourite "it's so silly it must
   be useful" projects).
3. Print it out for future reference...
   (I like the simplicity of his element naming)

Of which (1) was the most important - thank you, Gerhard.

.. _pypasax: http://www.logilab.org/pypasax/

Tibs

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