[erlang-questions] Controversial subject of the day: tabs and spaces for indentation

Bengt Kleberg bengt.kleberg@REDACTED
Thu Feb 6 12:23:29 CET 2014


These are my opinions, not facts.

Thank you for the clarification. I agree, if a formatter started to
format inside strings then it could introduce bugs. Any tool (say a
compiler) that does that kind of changes would be dangerous. It would be
a bug, but still a problem.


On Thu, 2014-02-06 at 10:45 +0100, Lukas Larsson wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 10:40 AM, Bengt Kleberg
> <bengt.kleberg@REDACTED> wrote:
>         Greetings,
>         These are my opinions, not facts.
>         So Erlang is sensitive to indention to the point of causing
>         bugs. I did
>         not know that.
> It is not the indentation but changes to whitespace in strings that
> could cause issues.
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