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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] replace tabs with spaces of Python code

  • To: Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacobg@xxxxxxx>
  • From: aq <aquynh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 09:48:46 +0900
  • Cc: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 5/19/05, Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacobg@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> aq wrote:
> > hello,
> >
> > there are many Python codes in tools/ that mix tab and space for
> > indentation, which might introduce some silly and hidden bugs. this is
> > a serious problem and must be avoid at all cost.
> I would suggest doing the opposite, like Linux does, but I guess this is
> mostly a matter of taste (i.e. your's is bad and mine is good ;-))

because most of code in Xen use spaces to indent, so it takes less
time/effort to convert/check if we change tab to spaces. so it is
wiser not to do the opposite :-)


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