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Re: Display tables and `tabify'


From: Samuel Padgett
Subject: Re: Display tables and `tabify'
Date: 15 Apr 2001 10:29:41 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/20.7

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: Samuel Padgett <address@hidden>
> > Date: 12 Apr 2001 19:00:00 -0400
> > 
> > The visual appearance has changed, right?
> 
> My wording was unclear; sorry.  By ``visual appearance'' I meant the
> visual appearence of the text indentation.  In other words, `tabify'
> preserves the display column of each non-whitespace character.  Thus,
> the capital `T' is left at column 4, as it was before `tabify'.

Yes, if this is what `tabify' is supposed to do, then it's not a bug.
My question then: Is this what `tabify' _should_ do?

Sam
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