PEP8 and 4 spaces

Tobiah toby at
Thu Jul 3 23:28:15 CEST 2014

>> Anyway, I gave up the 80 char line length long ago, having little
>> feeling for some dolt
> Same to you.

Haha, the language was too strong.  The code I'm talking about is
only going to be seen by a small group of programmers.  The current
trio has all been here for over 20 years.  I'd be more concerned if
the code were ever to be made public.

>> on a Weiss terminal that for some reason needs to edit my code.  I
>> feel rather the same about the spaces and tabs, given that most
>> people seem to be using editors these days that are configurable to
>> show tabs a four characters.
>> Any evidence out there that this part of PEP8 is becoming more
>> optional or even obsolete, as I've heard others say about the 80 char
>> line length?
>> Just need ammo for when the hammer of code unification comes down.
> Just do the right thing and configure your editor to indent with
> spaces.

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