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Re: Tabs v.s. spaces

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 11:13:46AM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 11:00:18AM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > > VIM can do autoindenting for some languages too. Works OK with Perl,
> > > and C, and badly with Tcl (but doesn't everything?).
> > [snip]
> > 
> > Generally, I am skeptical of autoindenting tools. I usually do it by hand.
> > (I don't buy the write-first-indent-later coding philosophy.) Also, my
> > indenting style is complex enough to elude tools like 'indent'. I firmly
> > believe in doing something right, right from the start. If something isn't
> > properly indented when first written, it's broken and must be rewritten.
> Huh?  Autoindenting happens while you're coding, not later.  That's the
> whole point.

Oh, you meant autoindenting as you type... I thought you were referring to
indenting tools. As long as it's unintrusive, I'm OK with that.
Unintrusive as in, not anywhere near the atrociousness of MS Word, for


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