[Mono-devel-list] Indentation (was: Reworked Patch of Timer)

Ben Maurer bmaurer at ximian.com
Fri Jun 24 14:26:11 EDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 20:15 +0200, Michele Beltrame wrote:
> Hello all!
> >       * Please follow the mono coding guidelines
> >         (http://mono-project.com/Coding_Guidelines) 
> I took a chance to read these guidelines as well. Since I've been using
> 4-space tab for all this time, I guess I should switch to 8, even though
> they seem a bit to many... Is there a particular reason 8-space tabs
> have been chose?

Well, we use the \t tab character. But we are just saying "view them at
8 to see how we think the code looks". (no debates about this please.
nobody is interested in a flame war)

> Moreover, in the Deadlocks example of the coding guidelines the code is
> actually with 4-space tabs, so maybe even the author isn't so convinced
> about that 8... joking. ;-)

I was writing in the inline editor which doesn't allow you to insert
tabs (it shifts focus).

-- Ben

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