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Mark Wooding mdw at distorted.org.uk
Sat Nov 6 13:21:34 CET 2010


Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> writes:

> As for tools' brokeness regarding spaces/tabs/indentation heres a
> thread on the emacs list wherein emacs dev Stefan Monnier admits to
> the fact that emacs' handling in this regard is not perfect.
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/gnu.emacs.help/browse_thread/thread/1bd0c33a3e755730/89cbd920ee651b5a?q=tabs+stefan+spaces+group:gnu.emacs.help#89cbd920ee651b5a

You've misunderstood.  That discussion is about configuring Emacs to not
do automatic indentation when the `tab' key is pressed or when
language-specific punctuation is entered.  It has very little to do with
tab characters in files.

-- [mdw]



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