The D Style and tab sizes

Stewart Gordon smjg_1998 at
Sun Sep 10 16:11:44 PDT 2006

Walter Bright wrote:
>> AFAIC, people who use tabs but indent by half a tab at a time are 
>> painting themselves into a corner.  We should aim to write code 
>> that'll be readable in any editor, whatever its tab size setting.
> There's no way to do that and have hard tabs. The only way to achieve 
> that is by using spaces only. Using spaces only is one way to conform to 
> the D style guide.

I'm not quite with you.  True, using spaces only is one way.  But if a 
given coder uses only '\t' to indent (as I do), what is there to lose?


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