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From "Jason Warner" <jaw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Indent 2 spaces in xml and vm files to match more common usage, especially maven.
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:23:05 GMT
Do we know the reasoning for setting it to 4 spaces in the first place?  Was
it just arbitrary based on what we were doing for other files?



On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 7:34 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>
wrote:

> IIUC we have a coding standard of a 4 space indent for all files
> (documented at http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDEV/coding-
> standards.html).  This can make working with maven difficult because
> its files and xml output generatiion use 2 space indent for xml
> and .vm files.
>
> I think we could make life a lot easier when using maven tooling to
> use a 2 space indent for xml and .vm and possibly other files.  At
> least with IDEA its easy to have different indents for java and xml
> files.
>
> Comments?
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
>


-- 
~Jason Warner

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