Larry Wall's comment on python...
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Mon Sep 30 03:01:28 CEST 2002
sismex01 at hebmex.com wrote:
>>Alan Daniels wrote:
>>>Sometimes I wonder if Guido would have saved a lot of debate
>>>by declaring, long ago, that Python code would never allow
>>>tabs in it, period. Which may be a bit extreme, I'll admit. :-)
> Actually, it's the only universally-workable solution
> to this "problem".
This is not a workable solution, because there are
some environments in which tabs-only is the only
sane thing to use, e.g. BBEdit and many other code
editors on Mac.
Mandating either tabs-only or spaces-only would be
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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