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    SubjectRE: [PATCH] CodingStyle: Add information about trailing whitespace.
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From:
    > [] On Behalf Of Josh Triplett
    > Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 2:59 PM
    > To: Jan Engelhardt
    > Cc: dave young; Chris Shoemaker; Josh Triplett;;
    > Subject: Re: [PATCH] CodingStyle: Add information about trailing
    > Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    > > On Jun 28 2007 06:29, dave young wrote:
    > >> IMHO, another cause of trailing whitespace is human error, for
    > >> example long lines breaking will easy to cause the first line with
    > >> traling whitespace (original space between the last two words).
    > >
    > > Most common errors (to me) are:
    > >
    > > - hit return+tab too quickly that it interchanges, hence producing
    > > the unwanted \t\n
    > > - hit return+return to start a new paragraph of code;
    > > the intermediate line remains indented if autoindent is on.
    > Interestingly, emacs gets that case right: when you hit enter it
    places the
    > cursor at the properly indented insertion point, but if you leave the
    > without typing anything it does not leave the indentation. I thought
    > remembered vim doing the same thing, but I just tested and it appears
    not. It
    > seems to avoid leaving subsequent lines indented, but not the first

    No, vim works just fine here without leaving any indentation. Maybe the
    version of vim or the options matter.

    - Leo
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