[erlang-questions] erlang-mode emacs tabs vs spaces

Matthew O'Gorman <>
Fri Jun 1 00:14:26 CEST 2007


I have provided myself with a simple fix this
(add-hook 'erlang-mode-hook '(lambda() (setq indent-tabs-mode nil)))
should work in your .emacs will cause erlang.el to not produce such
messy output i hope other people adopt it.

mog

On 5/31/07, Matthew O'Gorman <> wrote:
> There are probably lots of fairly easy ways one could work around
> this, I am just suggesting that a mix of tabs and spaces seems silly
> at best unless there is some reason I'm unaware of it would be better
> to go to the python route and just have it consistent.
>
> mog
>
> On 5/31/07, Bengt Kleberg <> wrote:
> > On 2007-05-31 15:07, Matthew O'Gorman wrote:
> > ...deleted
> > > imagine it would be easiest to convert all to spaces, or to just use
> > > tabs.  I think it would probably be best to just use spaces, what do
> > > yall think?
> >
> > you could use an erlang pretty printer (i use erl_prettypr in
> > syntax_tools) before checking in the code in your <revision-system>.
> >
> >
> > bengt
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