Subject: Re: 8-space indents considered harmful
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/24/2000 14:01:22
In some email I received from Mike Cheponis, sie wrote:
> Always nice to hear you there, Paul.  
> On Sun, 23 Jan 2000, Paul A Vixie wrote:
> > > 2) Ignore the research, damn the torpedos, if it was good enough for my
> > >    grandaddy, then it's good enough for me! approach.  
> > 
> > i'm like, there, man.
> I think people (except perhaps dermouse) have figured out that the option (2)
> was meant to be humorous (and I'm glad Paul caught that!), but I'm really left
> wondering:
> If we think that research is important, and we believe that research helps us
> build a better system, then shouldn't we at least -try- it?

Why don't you select a particular subdirectory under /sys and convert it
to be all 2/4 space indent and put it somewhere so people can compare it
for themselves with what we have now ?