Who are the "spacists"?

Alain Ketterlin alain at universite-de-strasbourg.fr.invalid
Sun Mar 19 13:34:54 EDT 2017


Jon Ribbens <jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu> writes:

> On 2017-03-18, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2017-03-18, Mikhail V <mikhailwas at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> How would one come to the idea to use spaces for indentation at all?
>>
>> Because tabs are a major security vulnerability and should be outlawed
>> in all source code.
>
> You forgot to mention that tabs are carcinogenic, can be addictive,
> and hate our freedoms. If we use them, the terrorists win. Tabs can
> settle during transit, and may contain traces of nuts. Tabs should
> not be folded, spindled or mutilated. Tabs are vicious if wounded.
> Remember, kids: Just Say No to the Invisible Menace.

And US government officials call them "alternative spaces".
Enough said.

-- Alain.

P/S: just in case: https://www.jwz.org/doc/tabs-vs-spaces.html


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