[Openmcl-devel] Tabs vs spaces in sources.
dfigrish at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 13:50:08 PST 2016
2016-01-06 0:34 GMT+03:00 R. Matthew Emerson <rme at clozure.com>:
> > 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.
There are a lot of files with extra spaces and newline chars. Wouldn't be
cleanup all of the sources to remove them and replace tabs with spaces
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