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From Alex Blewitt <Alex.Blew...@bandlem.com>
Subject Re: XML indent?
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2003 13:11:55 GMT
> http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?ApacheJ2EE/CodingStandards
>
> have updated the wiki - how about we go for the 2 characters indent 
> which is quite common?

Why the discrepancy between indenting Java code with 4 characters, and 
XML with 2? Why not be consistent?

IMHO I'd prefer 2 for both, but that's my personal preference.

If you're using Eclipse (for example) then you can configure it to 
insert X spaces when you hit the tab key. Trying to implement it so 
that it uses 4 with .java files and 2 with .xml files is a non-trivial 
task.

Alex.


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