[TUHS] tabs vs spaces - entab, detab

Richard Salz rich.salz at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 03:19:59 AEST 2021

> In my own case, I had been taught the golden rule of "use the style that
> is already in use" - which I admit, was a hard lesson when I was young I
> admit.

In my first Unix job (roughly 40 years ago), I read the vi reference manual
and memorized the keystroke commands.  And then did
   % cd /user/include
   % vi *.h
to fix up all the indents and comments.

Later on I graduated to learning not to do control-p on a Vax console a
second time.

What were your mistakes?  ("Always mount a scratch monkey")

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