Subject: Re: 8-space indents considered harmful
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/25/2000 10:19:32
> Things could be worse:  Someone I know uses 3 spaces.  And sets
> tabstops to be 3 spaces.  And believes that the following is readable
> code:
>    if (some condition)
>    {  first statement;		<== Note statement on same line as {
>       second statement;
>    }

If you push the braces over by one space, and use 8-column tabs (with
spaces used as necessary), that turns into my style.  What's so
unreadable about it? :-)

					der Mouse

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