[Libvir] proposal: remove contradictory indentation directive

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Wed Apr 9 14:37:16 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 02:40:13PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 02:43:22PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> > Please don't add the "tab-width: 4" specifier.
> > Specifying a tab-width at all in a new file with "indent-tabs-mode: nil"
> > is a contradiction.  The latter says there should be no TABs, yet
> > the former says "when there are, give them width 4."  Coding style
> > guidelines are universal in their recommendations to stick with 8-byte
> > TAB stops, independent of whether you actually use TAB or spaces.
> Agreed, good idea.

  my .vimrc defines tabs to be aligned on 8 characters boundaries.
i guess i never saw the problem myself, 



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