Tab wars revisited (was Re: Python indentation)

Jacek Generowicz jacek.generowicz at
Thu Jul 8 09:18:45 CEST 2004

Steve Lamb <grey at> writes:

> What Istvan is using is better known, to me at least, as "the vi
> argument".  IE, it was best for people to learn vi over another
> editor because one could be stuck with nothing but vi to do editing
> with since all unixes came with vi stock.  Whatever would someone do
> if they were incapable of using their preferred editor and stuck
> *only* with vi!?

Nonononononoooooo! You've got it all horribly wrong: _ed_ is the
standard text editor.

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