Who are the "spacists"?

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Mar 20 18:08:24 EDT 2017

Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> But wait... before there was COBOL, there were *typewriters*. Its been many
> years since I've had my hands on a manual typewriter, but if I remember
> correctly the standard default tab setting was 1 inch.

I haven't used many manual typewriters, but on the ones I have
used, there were no "standard" tab stops -- you configured them
yourself, wherever you wanted.


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