expandtabs acts unexpectedly

Xavier Ho contact at xavierho.com
Wed Aug 19 10:10:49 CEST 2009


On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 5:57 PM, digisatori at gmail.com
<digisatori at gmail.com>wrote:

> Python 2.6.2 (release26-maint, Apr 19 2009, 01:56:41)
> [GCC 4.3.3] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> ' test\ttest'.expandtabs(4)
> ' test   test'
> >>> 'test \ttest'.expandtabs(4)
> 'test    test'
>
> Is it a bug or something, please advice.
> --


 It is completely working as intended. What were you expecting instead?

Regards,
-Xav
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