what editor do you use?

Ville Vainio ville at spammers.com
Sun Jul 4 21:04:44 CEST 2004


>>>>> "Roy" == Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:

    Roy> some kind of IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
    Roy> Perhaps the one hard and fast requirement is that whatever
    Roy> you pick can be made to either only use spaces or only use
    Roy> tabs for indenting.

New code should only have spaces. It's official, or at least "strongly
preferred".

    Roy> My personal belief is that using all spaces is the way to go.
    Roy> Other people can make some reasonable arguments why all tabs
    Roy> is better.  But

Well, not really. The only excuse to use tabs is using a broken editor
that can't produce spaces when pressing tab. If one is just choosing
an editor, it's easy to avoid broken ones.

    Roy> incalculable grief.  If you DAGS for "tab space indent
    Roy> python" you'll find enough reading material on the topic to
    Roy> keep you busy for a while.

And also get an interesting glimpse at the dark side of the Python
community ;-).

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