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Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Nov 3 14:02:22 CET 2010


On 2010-11-03, Seebs <usenet-nospam at seebs.net> wrote:
> On 2010-11-02, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
>> Huh? Indentation is invisible?  You can't see the indentation in
>> Python source code?
>
> The difference between tabs and spaces is invisible on a great
> number of the devices on which people display code.

Allowing a mixture of tabs/spaces for indentation was a mistake, and
pretty much everybody agrees on that.  However, that isn't what's
being discussed.

> Indentation is visible, but the underlying structure of it may not
> be.  (It's worse than that, because for instance " " is quite hard to
> distinguish from the quite similar " ".) And at least one of them is
> clearly wrong.

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