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Code reindent (was: new upstream release?)

From: Luke Yelavich
Subject: Code reindent (was: new upstream release?)
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 08:41:57 +1100

On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 03:23:07AM EST, William Hubbs wrote:
> That is exactly why tabs should be used, because it allows the user to
> configure their editor to show the indent levels at whatever width they
> want. If you use spaces, not only do you take that ability away, but I
> think it is much harder to deal with using speech. I don't like counting
> spaces at the start of lines to figure out which indent level I am
> working at. I find tabs much easier to work with.

I'll second this. I am currently adding a significant amount of code to various 
Ubuntu related projects, and am having to deal with different code styles. 
Needless to say, for the reasons William presents above, I am working more 
quickly on the projects that use tabs for code indentation.


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