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From "Ingmar Stein" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] first pass at an improvement on JUnit properties display
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2001 08:35:07 GMT
> > - Can we convert the junit-*.xsl files to use spaces instead of tabs
> > please?!  The lines I've added are prefixed with spaces, but
> > the rest of the
> > file is tabs.   At least in Java spaces are the Apache
> > standard, not sure
> > about XSL, but seems like spaces are appropriate there too.

> Yep, was ready to do it yesterday.

Slightly offtopic, but what is the advantage of spaces over tabs?
With tabs, you can specifiy the amout of indentation yourself (some prefer
8 characters, some only 1) thus you don't have to adapt to the original
indentation style.
Also, tabs make the files smaller as they're only a single character instead
1-8. Okay, this is a minor point, but I think tabs are much more useful than
for indentation.


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