[Urwid] urwid in pure unicore

Ian Ward ian at excess.org
Mon Jan 1 02:02:41 EST 2007

Victor Stinner wrote:
> Ooops, urwid-unicode.patch and urwid-unicode-tab2.patch were buggy. I fixed 
> the bug and also improve it.
> New version (urwid-unicode-v7.patch), better (no more space/tab conflict) and 
> *faster*!
> New benchmark
>    without the patch: 7.8 sec
>    with the patch:    2.7 sec

Your patch conflicts with this change:

This is a patch you can apply against (with the right -p parameter):

> ===
> Where/How can I download urwid by subversion?

I've just set up public svn access, so you could use this too:
svn co https://excess.org/svn/urwid/urwid/trunk

Please let me know if your changes perform better than the ones I've 

> ===
> Would it be possible to use spaces in urwid code because I hate TAB! PEP 8 
> propose "4 spaces per indentation level":
>    http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/

I prefer tabs in code -- they force me to write shallow functions and 
keep me from worrying about aligning and realigning continued lines. 
They also represent ~0.8% of the available ascii space that would 
otherwise go to waste :-)

However, it seems the Python world has spoken.  I suppose I will have to 
relent, eventually...


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