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Neil Cerutti neilc at
Tue Nov 9 14:24:02 CET 2010

On 2010-11-07, Ethan Furman <ethan at> wrote:
> Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> In message <iapom0$k4d$1 at>, Tim Harig wrote:
>>> I personally prefer tabs as it lets *me* decide how far the
>>> apparent indentations are in the code.
>> But they don???t. Other people can have different settings,
>> and they will see different indentations for your code
> That's exactly the point -- each person can decide what level
> of indentation they prefer to look at.

That ideal works only if you are disciplined to never mix tabs
and spaces. "Wrapped" lines can become ugly when tabstop is

Neil Cerutti

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