Formatting of bootscripts

TheOldFellow TheOldFellow at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 03:48:19 PST 2005


Ian Molton wrote:
> 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. 
> 
> 
> No no no no, and a thousand times no.
> 
> using spaces is evil.
> 
> if you use tabs, everyone can choose their desired tabstop (remember, 
> not everyone uses 80 char terminals), and some people even prefer to 
> read wrapped lines rather than lower their tabstop.
> 
> -10 here, because at least with tabs, the VIEWER gets the choice.

I'm with Ian on this.  As one who doesn't use the bootscripts, but needs 
to read them every thime they change, I want CONTROL over the print.  I 
don't use VI either.

-10

R.



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