Python handles globals badly.

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Sat Sep 12 04:43:37 CEST 2015

On 11/09/2015 06:15, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> 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
> place.
> Marko

TABs might have been banished from some places, but certainly not 
Python.  Of course you have to be careful or you run into problems with 

TabError - Raised when indentation contains an inconsistent use of tabs 
and spaces.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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