editor wars

Daniel Néri daniel.neri@REDACTED
Thu May 17 15:47:17 CEST 2001

"Vance Shipley" <vances@REDACTED> writes:

> When I opened this can of worms recently I had no idea it was an
> emacs thing, although I probably should have.

A tab is 8 spaces wide. IMO, any attempt to change this will only lead
to agony, if not for yourself, then for someone else trying to browse
your code with a different editor/tool than you.

If you want smaller indents, just use plain spaces.

> One week I will set work aside and learn emacs.  I'm sure it will
> eventually pay off.

Have fun ;-)


Daniel Neri                                      mailto:dn@REDACTED
Sigicom AB, Sweden                              http://www.sigicom.com

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