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Author jaraco
Recipients jaraco
Date 2014-01-24.22:51:14
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Consider this simple unit test:

def test_tokenize():
    input = "if False:\n\tx=3\n\ty=3\n"
    g = list(generate_tokens(io.StringIO(input).readline))
    assert untokenize(g) == input

According to the docs, untokenize guarantees the output equals the input to tokenize:

As this test fails on Python 2 and Python 3 (use io.BytesIO on Python 2), I believe the test illustrates a violation of this guarantee. The second line in the if block gets its tab replaced by a space.

As the input is valid Python Syntax, this behavior is particularly surprising.
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