[MLton] Tabs in source files

Wesley W. Terpstra wesley@terpstra.ca
Wed, 27 Jul 2005 21:09:49 +0200

On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 10:23:41PM -0500, Henry Cejtin wrote:
> I would really not like tabs being eliminated.

Me neither; I like hard tabs, and my editor doesn't convert tab to spaces.

> I live in the Unix world where tabs are every 8 spaces.  

Me too. I don't really believe the 'other people have different sizes'
arguement. This isn't the 1980s with VMS or whatever anymore. :-P

With regards to extra diff overhead:
Is this really a problem?
If it is, what's wrong with cvs dif -w/-b?

Wesley W. Terpstra <wesley@terpstra.ca>