Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients Julian, emilyemorehouse, georg.brandl, martin.panter, ncoghlan, pitrou, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy
Date 2017-06-27.05:13:45
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I think the current behavior is useful, but undocumented. Otherwise a blank line starting with unmatched whitespaces (e.g. "  foo\n\t\n  bar") would block deindenting.

This also matches the behavior of Python parser which ignores all whitespaces in blank lines.

>>> exec('if 1:\n\tpass\n  pass\n')                                                                                                                                                         
Traceback (most recent call last):                                                                                                                                                              
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>                                                                                                                                                           
  File "<string>", line 3                                                                                                                                                                       
    pass                                                                                                                                                                                        
       ^                                                                                                                                                                                        
IndentationError: unindent does not match any outer indentation level                                                                                                                           
>>> exec('if 1:\n\t\n  pass\n')                                                                                                                                                             
>>> 

Added Antoine and Nick as yet two experts of the textwrap module.
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