Author Martin Sekera
Recipients Martin Sekera, arigo, ezio.melotti, martin.panter, pitrou, r.david.murray
Date 2015-03-16.20:32:55
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Copy that. Would the patch be acceptable if the '\t' was simply changed to 4 spaces?

To discuss further, it is my opinion that the interpreter should output a \t character when the TAB key is pressed, as this is the behavior of nearly every shell and interpreter (that doesn't autocomplete all the time) there is, including all versions of python. Introducing new behavior for the sake of compliance with PEP 8 (which, as it itself states, applies only to "the Python code comprising the standard library in the main Python distribution"), is in my opinion unnecessary and confusing (since to clear n indent levels the user has to backspace 4n times).
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