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From "Garrett Rooney" <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: Tabs versus Spaces (was Re: svn commit: r415780 - /incubator/abdera/java/trunk/server/src/main/java/org/apache/abdera/server/servlet/ServletRequestContext.java)
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2006 21:33:23 GMT
On 6/20/06, Stephen Duncan <stephen.duncan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to throw my two cents in, I think that using spaces for
> indentation is evil, and tabs should be used.
> But I also recognize that my opinion is the less standard one.  If
> spaces must be used, I do think it's best to standardize on 4 spaces
> for an indentaion.  This is, in my experience, by far the most common
> way to standardize.  If we go with 4 spaces, we'll be much more likely
> to get patches that actually comply...

FWIW, I have no overly strong opinion on how many spaces (I prefer 2,
but could live with 4), I simply loathe tabs and want to see them
eradicated from the source tree ;-)


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