[Openmcl-devel] Tabs vs spaces in sources.
R. Matthew Emerson
rme at clozure.com
Tue Jan 5 13:34:54 PST 2016
> On Jan 5, 2016, at 5:57 AM, Dmitry Igrishin <dfigrish at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've noticed that Tabs with width 8 used in the sources of CCL. Is it
> necessarily to follow this rule?
> (I ask because my Emacs replaces
> tabs with spaces automatically upon saving while using the tabs
> instead of spaces is a rare case nowadays.)
In new code, it doesn't matter. If your editor automatically replaces all tabs everywhere in the file with spaces, thereby creating lots of meaningless, whitespace-only diffs that show up in svn annotate output and in other places, then I would not like that.
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