Tabs are *MISUNDERSTOOD*, *EVIL* AND *STUPID*, end of discussion. (Re: Tabs versus Spaces in Source Code)

Dave Hansen iddw at
Fri May 19 16:15:36 CEST 2006

On 19 May 2006 07:18:03 GMT in comp.lang.python, Duncan Booth
<duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> wrote:

>My experience of programming with either spaces or tabs has taught me 
>that tabs are evil not for themselves, but simply because no matter how 
>hard you try they always end up being mixed with spaces.

That's been my experience as well.  At least on projects with more
than one programmer.  And more than once with single-programmer
projects where the programmer changed or updated his editor in the


Change is inevitable, progress is not.

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