[cfe-dev] parse C++ throw
clattner at apple.com
Mon Feb 25 13:45:34 PST 2008
> :-( Apparently I'm not the only one. Do you think the number of
> people that miss set their physical tabs is larger than the number
> of people that use emacs? Why not punish the people with wrong/
> weird tabs settings over punishing people that use emacs? After
> all, we can merely educate people to use softtabstop and shiftwidth
> If not that... could we add:
> /* -*- indent-tabs-mode:nil; -*- */
> the tops of all the files or find some other way reduce the burden
> for emacs users?
> Catering to people that think tabs in source files mean something
> other than 8, is like catering to people that like 6 bit characters
> or 60 bit words, I'd rather just laugh at them. Burdening all
> developers to `do something' doesn't strike me as friendly.
I don't know what emacs has to do with this discussion. If you're
confused about why tabs in source files is considered to be a bad
thing by many (but not all!) people, there are extensive discussions
of the topic available on the interweb.
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