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    SubjectRe: Tabs, spaces, indent and 80 character lines
    Richard Knutsson <> writes:

    > Why hinder a developer who prefer
    > 2, 4, 6 or any other != 8 width?

    I guess we could use tabs only at the line start, for indentation
    only. Rather hard to implement, most text editors can't do that yet.

    > By only using tabs as indents, and
    > changing the CodeStyle to be something like "maximum 80
    > characters-wide lines, with a tab-setting of 8 spaces",

    This changes nothing.

    > that is
    > possible + easier to write code-checkers [2].

    I doubt it.

    > Or are we really that concerned about the disk-space? ;)

    Unpacked sources will be much bigger with not tabs, sure.
    Krzysztof Halasa

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