[m-dev.] proposed change to the coding style document

Mark Brown mark at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon Mar 21 17:06:23 AEDT 2005

On 21-Mar-2005, Zoltan Somogyi <zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> On 21-Mar-2005, Ralph Becket <rafe at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > I think non-8-space hard tabs should be forbidden.  If you are going to
> > use hard tabs, they should be at 8 space intervals.
> Ralph, Julien and I just met to discuss this, and Mark was outvoted,
> mostly because far too many tools we have no control over assume that
> a tab means 8 spaces.

Actually I agree with this and wasn't advocating 4 space tabs, so you can
put this one down as unanimous.  If my point wasn't clear, I blame the flu.


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