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Re: OT: Why is C so popular?

On Mon, 1 Sep 2003 10:26:56 +0200
Anders Arnholm <anders@arnholm.nu> wrote:
> Yes but why does you need it if you don't get bad files from other
> programers using tabs for spaces wides as indention?

    Because new people to Python haven't yet learned about no tabs?

> I saw and knew what expandtabs does, I don't have it my self most of the
> time, but in some projects it's nice however in most enviroment all
> progamers know NOT to change tabstop and then tabstop is always 8 wide in
> all files.

    Since we're talking Python here and since vim does autodetect quite nicely
between Python and C (and Perl and.. and... and...) and one can set the
tabstop, expandtabs and the like based on the file edited.  What exactly is
your point?

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