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

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Wed Dec 12 21:24:35 EST 2001

Ville Vainio wrote:

> Why don't issue a DeprecationWarning whenever tabs are found in the
> source file? That wouldn't "break" things, but it would surely
> motivate tab-using people to learn the right way of doing things.

why not issue a WhitespaceTrollWarning whenever your name
is found in Python source code?  Sure wouldn't break any of my

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