Tabs and spaces (style)

Steve Holden sholden at
Tue May 1 22:15:21 EDT 2001

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> wrote in message
news:PTFH6.7968$sk3.2199157 at
> Alex Martelli wrote:
> > > What is the consensus about mixing tabs and spaces in a Python script?
> >
> > I don't think there is one.  Guido's style guide recommends using both,
> > with a tabsize of 8, so I expect most Pythonistas follow that style.
> > for what it counts, I personally prefer setting my editors to always
> > with spaces only
> note that the standard distribution uses spaces throughout.  guess
> GvR hasn't gotten around to update the style guide...
Which still, IIRC, ends halfway through a sentence. I figured that was when
he was attacked by the PS

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