Kirk Haines wrote:

>This is another perfect example of something that is a religious issue.  
>One can make good arguments for using spaces for indentation, and one can 
>make good arguments for using tabs for indentation. 
>
FWIW, I have yet to hear a good reason for hard tabs.  :)   As soon as a 
*single* space is used *anywhere* on a line after tabs, the tabs mean 
nothing and will cause the indentation to be mismatched on someone 
else's system.  With spaces, the indentation is *always* correct.