Larry Wall's comment on python...
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Mon Sep 30 02:57:18 CEST 2002
Alan Daniels wrote:
> Unfortunately, that fails when one person writes their code with tabs
> set to 8, and another person reads the code with tabs set to 4. Code
> that was hand-aligned with a mix of tabs and spaces doesn't align
If you're trying to line up things on two lines
having different indentation levels, that's true.
So you don't do that -- you only try to line
things up at the same indentation level.
Note the absence of tabs underneath the "fooblarg(".
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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