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Python indentation (3 spaces)


Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 10/5/2018 4:48 PM, ts9564 at gmail.com wrote:
> > I am new to Python programming but have significant SQL and C experience. 
> My simple question is,"Why not standardize Python indentations to 3 spaces 
> instead of 4 in order to avoid potential programming errors associated 
> with using "TAB" instead of 4 spaces?" 
> 
> IDLE (and other modern editors and IDEs) turns a typed TAB into a 
> user-settable n spaces, where n defaults to 4 (minimum 2, maximum 16).
> 
Other 'modern' editors? :-)  I use a vile clone (hardly modern) and
that gives me every possible option of what to do when a TAB is
entered. 

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Chris Green
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