Non-Indented python

phil hunt philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Mon Nov 26 20:15:39 CET 2001


On 26 Nov 2001 13:20:35 -0500, David Bolen <db3l at fitlinxx.com> wrote:
>philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk (phil hunt) writes:
>
>> On 22 Nov 2001 00:25:28 -0500, David Bolen <db3l at fitlinxx.com> wrote:
>> >Chris Liechti <cliechti at gmx.net> writes:
>> >
>> >> tabs are specified as 8 characters. only programmers that use tabs to 
>> >> indent make them 4 or 3 characters...
>> >
>> >Well, you have to be a little careful how you phrase this.  I'm not
>> >aware of any global document or specification that actually makes a
>> >pronouncement that tabs are 8 characters
>> 
>> I am aware of one such document. It's called the "Python Reference
>> Manual":
>
>That only specifies how the Python parser treats tabs, not a global
>definition that covers more than Python. 

It's pretty damn global as far as the Python language goes!! Consider
which ng you are having this discussion on.


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