Emacs has eaten my python tabs!!!
Sean 'Shaleh' Perry
shalehperry at attbi.com
Sun Jan 26 18:49:55 CET 2003
On Sunday 26 January 2003 07:57, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Mongryong> Doesn't python rely on tabs?
> Nope. It relies on indentation. I believe TAB characters advance the
> indentation to the next multiple of eight columns.
more explicitly it relies on whitespace characters. 2 spaces, one tab, it
does not matter as long as each block is consistent in the type and amount of
Because a tab can be redefined to mean different amounts of whitespace and
generally causes confusion it is standard practice in the Python community to
only use spaces for indentation. Emacs usually follows this convention.
However if the file you load has tabs in it already Eamcs will use tabs
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