That identation style, with which I have no disagreement, has  
absolutely nothing to do with the issue of spaces vs. tabs.

On Saturday, August 2, 2003, at 11:28  AM, Kent R. Spillner wrote:

> Ben Giddings wrote:
>> You tab-users do make a good argument for tabs, so what happens when  
>> you want to indent a continued argument list, or something else which  
>> isn't aligned on a tab boundary:
>
> I defer to the OpenBSD style guide:
> $ man 9 style
> [SNIP]
>              for (;;) {
>                      z = a + really + long + statement + that + needs +
>                          two + lines + gets + indented + four + spaces  
> +
>                          on + the + second + and + subsequent + lines;
>              }
> [SNIP]
>
> Tabs are set to 8; indentation is 1 tab.  Then the 4-spaces rule  
> cleanly
> sets second-level indentation apart from the rest of the code.  "Oh,
> hey!  That code doesn't appear to be fully indented, so that must mean
> it is a continuation of the previous statement."
>
> URL to same (it's loooooong):
> http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/ 
> man.cgi?query=style&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=OpenBSD+Current&arch=i3 
> 86&format=html
>
>> Ben
>
> -Kent
>
>
>
>
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