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Python indentation (3 spaces)


On 15/10/18 05:45, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:
>> I'm saying I have never seen is this:
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:56 AM Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>>> However, it is trumped by an older
>>> convention whereby the indentation levels go as follows:
>>>
>>>     0:
>>>     1: SPC SPC
>>>     2: SPC SPC SPC SPC
>>>     3: SPC SPC SPC SPC SPC SPC
>>>     4: TAB
>>>     5: TAB SPC SPC
>>>     6: TAB SPC SPC SPC SPC
>>>     7: TAB SPC SPC SPC SPC SPC SPC
>>>     8: TAB TAB
>>
>> Specifically that two-space indents and tab-collapsing are a
>> *convention*. I have never seen this used anywhere, much less seen it
>> commonly enough to call it a convention.
> 
> The two-space indentation is the out-of-the-box default for emacs.

Ahem.  It's the default for certain C styles.  It's not even the default 
for C-mode itself, which is 4.  Those of us who believe that tabs are 
evil set indent-tabs-mode nil anyway to stop the annoying behaviour.

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