[erlang-questions] A style question

Richard O'Keefe <>
Fri Feb 12 05:57:38 CET 2010


On Feb 12, 2010, at 5:46 PM, Dale Harvey wrote:

> by default the emacs erlang mode will indent the anon function from  
> the end of the fun() -> line
>
> mnesia:transaction(fun() ->
>                            ... some code here ...
>                    end),
>
> this takes up 27 of your 80 characters, whereas F = fun() -> is only  
> 12, thats the main reason I stopped doing it.

That sounds like an excellent reason not to use Emacs.
I have always found Emacs' indentation to be horrible,
for every language I've tried.

Emacs with automatic indentation turned off is a better-than-decent
editor.

The indentation style I would use here just takes 4 columns, not 12.



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