Formatting of bootscripts

that weasel weasel at beyondnormal.org
Tue Jan 4 14:13:01 PST 2005


On Tue, 2005-01-04 at 15:10 -0500, that weasel wrote:
> I have to agree with Ian here.  Spaces are not formatting character, and
> thus should not be used for formatting.  Tabs leave control with the
> user.  If you really want spaces it would be pretty easy to write a
> shell script that converts tabs in the shell scripts to your desired
> number of spaces.  If they the scripts where shipped with spaces there
> would be no reliable way for others to reverse that process so they
> could have tabs.
> 
> Nick
> 
God, that was awful...i really need to proofread my emails better....




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