Tab wars revisited (was Re: Python indentation)

Steve Lamb grey at
Thu Jul 8 18:39:23 CEST 2004

On 2004-07-08, Thomas Bellman <bellman at> wrote:
> Up to the next tab stop, and tab stops are placed at every 8th
> column.  No more, no less.

    Bzt.  Next.

> Because that's the way it has been since time eternal.  Every
> terminal I have seen have had tab stops at every 8th column.

    But we're not talking terminals.  Nice try, you lose.

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