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Re: tabs vs. spaces in source code

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: tabs vs. spaces in source code
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 08:53:00 -0600

On 7/24/09 11:32 PM, "Mark Polesky" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Graham Percival wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 06:15:31PM -0700, Mark Polesky wrote:
>>> Thanks, Neil. My editor does confusing things with tabs.
>>> I hate them. Who would object if I just started running
>>> tabs->spaces on the source docs? I think we should have
>>> a strict no-tabs rule. And I'm in good company:
>> If the programmers, particularly Han-Wen (who appears to already
>> agree with this) decide to make it a standard, fine.  This should
>> also be mentioned in the CG, just like all the doc policy items.
> Han-Wen,
> do you want to make it official?
> - Mark

The last communication we had about it, Han-Wen was conditionally in favor
and Jan was opposed.

However, there was no *requirement* for tabs, so if you want to use all
spaces (as I do), you can feel free to do so.


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