Who are the "spacists"?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 02:32:06 EDT 2017


On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 4:53 PM, Pavol Lisy <pavol.lisy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Everyone has their own preferences how to display tabs (2, 3, 4 spaces?).

Exactly, and they're welcome to them.

> How could alignment look in case of mixed tabs and spaces? Everybody
> will be happy?

Don't do that. Ever. In any language.

> In case of spaces there is not discrepancy. pep8 and similar linters
> could work fine without incompatible configurations.

I don't like the pep8 tool; its name implies far more authority than
it actually has. But if you look at the rules Python 3 applies, or
Python 2 with "-tt", you should easily be able to comply.

ChrisA


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