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Re: 4 spaces versus tabs

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 4 spaces versus tabs
Date: 2010-10-24 15:10:28
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Le 24/10/2010 08:05, Magnus Hagander a écrit :
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 07:49, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 2:22 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
>> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>>> IIRC, we should use spaces and not tabs. If I look into the code, I see
>>> many tabs in it. I can of course configure my editor to display them as
>>> four tabs, but I would really like to get rid of them.
>>>
>>> Any objections? because it would be a hell of a patch (90427 replacements)
>>
>> Go for it. The project standard is for spaces.
>>
>> Though, if we're going to make such a big change, I have to wonder if
>> tabs would be a more convenient choice in hindsight...
> 
> Also if going there - has anybody investigated if it's possible to get
> pgindent to work on C++ files? Or if there's another similar tool we
> could/should use?
> 

I thought about it, but didn't actually look more into this. That could
be a better way to deal with it.


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Guillaume
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