[Gc] Re: Tabulation and code layout

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Wed Sep 16 00:38:36 PDT 2009


Hans Boehm <Hans.Boehm at hp.com> writes:

> This has been bugging me, too.  And I've been tempted to do what you
> suggest.  My understanding is that what you're proposing makes us more
> consistent with GNU coding standards.  (Can someone correct that if it's
> wrong?)

It doesn’t say anything about tabs (by default Emacs inserts a mixture
of tabs and spaces.)

> If nobody objects, I think it would be great to go ahead and make the
> change.  This will make diffs across that change harder, but so long
> as this is done as a separate check-in, that shouldn't be a big deal.

It also makes operations like “annotate” useless, which is unfortunate IMO.


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