[Haskell-cafe] RE: [Haskell] Gallopping Tab characters

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Jan 26 14:59:08 EST 2004

> Simon Marlow wrote:
>  > As for the width of the tab character: tab stops are every 
> 8 columns.
>  > Period.  The Haskell report says so
> Yes, true.  I think it was Leslie Lamport who wrote in TeXHaX 
> that anyone
> defining an input format which includes tabs should be 
> sentenced to ten years
> programming COBOL in Nijny-Novgorod.  Off you go, Simon ... :)

/me grabs COBOL book and bottle of Vodka



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