Formatting of bootscripts

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jan 3 23:23:47 PST 2005


Archaic wrote:

>This email is being sent to determine if the bootscripts should be laid
>out with spaces instead of tabs so everyone sees the same thing. THe
>only downside I can see is using the spacebar instead of the tab key. I
>used to know the vim setting that allowed a person to use the tab key
>and the file would be saved with spaces, not tabs. If anyone recalls
>that setting, please reply.
>  
>
:set et

IMO, using tabs is preferable. That way user can adjust to his/her 
viewing preference. Personally when viewing/editing code, I find that 
changing the identation with :set ts= allows me to focus on only the 
parts that I need to.



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