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

Anthony Ramine <>
Thu Feb 6 13:47:30 CET 2014


We can’t use tabs for indentation in Erlang because indentation in Erlang is not fixed.

I’m now out of this debate because this constant « These are my opinions, not facts. » is driving me insane.

-- 
Anthony Ramine

Le 6 févr. 2014 à 13:43, Bengt Kleberg <> a écrit :

> Greetings,
> 
> These are my opinions, not facts.
> 
> It is strange that you hate tabs when it is the tools that are doing it
> wrong. Please try to not kill the messenger...
> 
> 
> bengt
> 
> On Thu, 2014-02-06 at 13:29 +0100, Anthony Ramine wrote:
>> I hate tabs because tools without settings, and default settings of most historical tools, render tabs with 8 spaces. Thus this is the de facto standard.
>> 
> 
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