On Tuesday 14 January 2003 09:08 pm, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: ruby-dev summary 19198-19345"
>
>     on 03/01/15, Paul Brannan <pbrannan / atdesk.com> writes:
> |Note that the perl community has already given this problem much
> |thought:
> |  http://dev.perl.org/rfc/162.html
>
> In message "Re: ruby-dev summary 19198-19345"
>
>     on 03/01/15, Matt Armstrong <matt / lickey.com> writes:
> |I do not like this simply because it introduces a problem of tabs -vs-
> |spaces.
>
> I'm not sure Perl5 RFC162 is well though or not.  But Matt's comment
> is exactly what I thought when I read that.  Nobu's idea is much
> better, although I'm not convinced yet.
>
> 							matz.

it has one simple good reason for use: it allows good form indentation of code 
while conserving storage. all those extra spaces add up. (for example say, in 
HTML gerneration).

-- 
tom sawyer, aka transami
transami / transami.net


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