Tabs -vs- Spaces: Tabs should have won.

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Jul 18 21:15:05 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 5:06 AM, Andrew Berg <bahamutzero8825 at> wrote:
> Personally, I think that 80 is pretty arbitrary now, and not the best
> limit. I'm more comfortable with 120-130 myself. In any case, Python
> won't complain about how many characters are on a line, and that's the
> way it should be.

It's a question of policy, which is in the purview of the maintainer
of the codebase. But since Python itself has a lot of Python code, the
policy applied to its standard library is going to be looked at by
everyone as having special status.


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