[TUHS] tabs vs spaces - entab, detab

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Fri Mar 5 08:08:53 AEST 2021

I am still computing in full screen text mode on CRT monitors, so it's
80 columns and 8 character tab as indentation for me.  It is a golden

>From Linux kernel coding style doc:
"Tabs are 8 characters, and thus indentations are also 8 characters.
There are heretic movements that try to make indentations 4 (or even
2!) characters deep, and that is akin to trying to define the value of
PI to be 3."


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