error handling in user input: is this natural or just laborious

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Oct 8 05:36:15 CEST 2006


In message <sXzVg.9551$vJ2.7097 at newssvr12.news.prodigy.com>, James Stroud
wrote:

> Patently. Tabs should be reserved for tables, for which tabs were named.
> If they were meant to be used for indenting, they would have been
> named "indenters". 

Really? I thought they were for tabulators
<http://www.columbia.edu/acis/history/tabulator.html>.



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