Why I prefer spaces to tabs

Posted by: More Whidbey stuff, on 20 Jan 2016 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Coding convention discussions are always fun. I just had one of them on the weekly Orchard meeting, where I’ve joked that spaces are objectively superior to tabs, by which I meant that there are objective arguments in favor of spaces that I find subjectively compelling. The first argument for me is that a good programming font has to be a monospace font. Tabs are weird in that context because they are the only useful characters that are a different width than everything else. If, for whatever...

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