Eclipse is very nice, but :(...
mike at halcrow.us
Mon Jun 19 16:11:18 MDT 2006
On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 02:25:35PM -0600, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 12:51 -0600, Lonnie Olson wrote:
> > P.S. The Tab character was created for a reason. It is cleaner,
> > and fulfills it's purpose well.
> Yes, but misguided souls insist on changing the width of a tab. As
> all right thinking persions know, the One True Tabwidth(tm) is 8
Amen, and Amen.
More people should adopt the Linux kernel coding standards:
80 columns max. 8-space tabs. If your code starts looking ugly under
those constraints, you're probably writing bad code. From the doc:
Now, some people will claim that having 8-character indentations makes
the code move too far to the right, and makes it hard to read on a
80-character terminal screen. The answer to that is that if you need
more than 3 levels of indentation, you're screwed anyway, and should
fix your program.
Michael A. Halcrow
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