Python handles globals badly.

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Fri Sep 11 07:15:01 CEST 2015

Chris Angelico <rosuav at>:

> Personally, I like to use tab characters for indentation. You can
> choose how many pixels or ems or ens or spaces the actual visual shift
> is, and if I disagree with your choice, it won't affect anything. As
> long as tabs are used _exclusively_, Python won't be bothered by it
> either.

Your preferred, novel usage of TABs, which runs counter to the age-old
programming convention, has won enough supporters to make TABs unusable.

No harm done. TABs have been banished. They were a bad idea in the first


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