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Python indentation (3 spaces)


Rhodri James <rhodri at kynesim.co.uk>:

> On 15/10/18 12:28, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>> Try running
>>
>>      emacs -q abc.c
>>
>> and observe the indentation depth.
>
> """User Option: c-basic-offset
>
>     This style variable holds the basic offset between indentation
> levels. It's factory default is 4, but all the built-in styles set it
> themselves, to some value between 2 (for gnu style) and 8 (for bsd,
> linux, and python styles)."""

To realize why 2 is the factory default despite the above statement, we
observe that the factory setting of c-default-style specifies "gnu" for
C-like files other than Java and awk.


Marko