Tue, 21 Mar 2000 14:00:57 -0800 (PST)
On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, Robin B. Lake wrote:
> I've RTFM'ed and searched in three Python books (Internet, Learning,
> Essential Reference) --- and only found the issue of indenting mentioned
> in passing. What DOES constitute an "indent"? I know from Essential
> Reference (pg 13) that a Tab gets set every 8 spaces within Python,
> but does a single space constitute an "indent"?
Either a tab or a space (actually, I think it's up to three spaces) is an
indent. I personally prefer a single space indent.
Mixing tabs and spaces will, with newer versions, give a syntax error,
mostly because it can make things appear to be more or less indented
depnding on the tab settings.
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