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Re: tabs vs. spaces in source code

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: tabs vs. spaces in source code
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 21:19:43 -0300

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 7:08 PM, Graham
Percival<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 03:56:53PM +0000, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:
>> On a larger scale, I am somewhat disappointed that a lot of the latest
>> lilypond efforts seem to be centered around janitorial work.   While
>> janitorial work is often useful and a good way to introduce yourself
>> to a code base, it should not become the focus of either development
>> or discussion about development.
> Seriously?  I'm *amazed* at all the work that Mark has been doing.
> Despite the handicap of using windows (can't compile lilypond,
> doesn't have the handy development environment+tools we take for
> granted on windows), he's doing a _fantastic_ job!  I know that I
> always used to say "oh, you don't need to compile the C++ to do
> lots of work on lilypond programming", but I never actually knew
> what I was talking about.  :)

Right - that is why in general I don't want to oppose people who take
initiatives (like banning tabs), but in this particular case, I am not
sure if the heat is worth the light.

Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden -

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