Why I prefer spaces to tabs
Posted by: More Whidbey stuff,
on 20 Jan 2016 |
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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...