is a variable defined in `
Its value is
Inline comments have to be preceded by at least this many spaces.
This is useful when style-conventions require a certain minimal offset.
Python's PEP8 for example recommends two spaces, so you could do:
(lambda () (set (make-local-variable 'comment-inline-offset) 2)))
See `comment-padding' for whole-line comments.
You can customize this variable.
This variable was introduced, or its default value was changed, in
version 24.3 of Emacs.