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Re: underline-line


From: Tim X
Subject: Re: underline-line
Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2009 09:57:31 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.90 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 04:32:30PM +0100, Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
>
> [...]
>
>> The only place where prefix tabs are allowed, for historical reasons
>> is in Makefile.  
>> 
>> And since alot of people are switching to things such as ant,
>
> Ouch. Not that 'm very fond of Makefile's tab, but I'll take leading tabs
> before XML any day :-(
>
>>                                                                 perhaps
>> we could have a big switch over to spaces.  It would be enough that
>> the few make providers agree on a date [...]
>
> No need for that. Make providers agreeing on accepting leading
> whitespace instead of just tabs would be backwards compatible and it'll
> slowly do away with tabs. But I don't believe it to be important enough.
>
> Regards

Agree 100%. 

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