[Haskell-cafe] Which tab width do you prefer for Haskell code?

Roel van Dijk vandijk.roel at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 07:35:07 UTC 2016

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2016-08-29 20:09 GMT+02:00 Christopher Done <chrisdone at gmail.com>:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm trying to get a feel for the modern Haskell community's opinion on
> default tab-width for HIndent. Here is a link to the online poll:
> http://doodle.com/poll/82xf854t9mmuv22h#table
> Quote:
> > For the HIndent tool we'd like to choose the standard tab width.
> > For now, it is 4, the width set by the Johan Tibell style guide.
> > A survey of 1000 top-downloaded packages on Hackage reveals about 50-50
> either way:https://gist.github.com/chrisdone/
> e3d1796d8f5df717b91db54aae36c440
> > HIndent is meant as a "community standard" tool; it should reflect the
> community's actual practice. If there's a clear preference for 2, we'll
> switch to that. Otherwise, we remain with 4.
> Cheers!
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