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Re: Indentation with spaces

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Indentation with spaces
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 19:35:54 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <> writes:

> It's lame, inexact typewriter stuff. Try arrange output data
> from some shell tool with tabs and see how robust it'll be.

Where did I say people should use tabs to print data?

> As for source you can't align with any hope of precision since
> some other dude will have another tab width setting, so then
> he will arrange it the way he thinks it should look, and this
> "change" to the source rings all the little bells and so
> on ...

We have a single tab width setting for all code.  And it's very easy to
put `tab-width' in the local variables section of a file.

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