[TUHS] 80 columns ...

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Nov 9 10:04:02 AEST 2017


On Wed, 8 Nov 2017, Arthur Krewat wrote:

> It killed 80 columns, but not 8 character hard tabs!
> 
> Whoever came up with 4 column tabs should be shot. ;)

One employer used sw=4, so I got used to using ^T (and still do).  The 
next employer insisted upon tab=4 and hard tabs, but I still insisted upon 
ta=8.  Then, one day, I misread the indentation in a legacy C program with 
8-tabs and some 4-tab mods, with disastrous results...

-- 
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."


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