[web-devel] Fwd: [hamlet] Clearer error for mixed spaces / tabs nesting in cassius (#2)
greg at gregweber.info
Fri Jun 3 14:56:41 CEST 2011
I think the 1 tab = X spaces rule is bad: it implies a mixing of tabs and
spaces, which only leads to problems.
Ideally one could choose between using either 1 tab or the same multiple of
spaces, but never mix the two.
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 5:37 AM, Aristid Breitkreuz
<aristidb at googlemail.com>wrote:
> Ban tabs.
> Am 03.06.2011 13:58 schrieb "Michael Snoyman" <michael at snoyman.com>:
> > I don't have a strong opinion on tabs/spaces for Hamlet and Cassius
> > (the discussion isn't relevant for Julius or Lucius). So I thought I'd
> > just throw this to the web-devel list: what do you guys think?
> > Currently, 1 tab = 4 spaces for indentation purposes. I personally
> > never use hard tabs for Haskell, so the question doesn't affect me.
> > Michael
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Shimuuar <
> reply+i-326148-baa0eff244395e870f290821538bf79d83ec1190 at reply.github.com>
> > Date: Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 7:33 PM
> > Subject: Re: [hamlet] Clearer error for mixed spaces / tabs nesting in
> > cassius (#2)
> > To: michael at snoyman.com
> > I'd vote to ban tabs. They may change meaning of program silently. If
> > your editor and hamlet/cassius have different tab width it may lead
> > either to error or it could be parsed not as you expected. Second case
> > is real. I encountered it.
> > IMHO mixing tabs and significant indentation is generally bad idea™
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