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Re^4: Best practices and any way to have Perl Tidy clean it up

by topher (Scribe)
on Apr 17, 2013 at 05:24 UTC ( #1029061=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Best practices and any way to have Perl Tidy clean it up
in thread Best practices and any way to have Perl Tidy clean it up

Out of curiosity, do you know what their objections to indenting with spaces was? I've always found it significantly more reliable and manageable than using tabs. I'd be curious about arguments to the contrary.

Christopher Cashell


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Re^5: Best practices and any way to have Perl Tidy clean it up
by kcott (Abbot) on Apr 17, 2013 at 06:11 UTC

    PBP advocates using spaces, so their objection, such as it is, is to the use of tabs.

    The Tabs best practice is one that I use: no "arguments to the contrary" from me.

    I'm sure others with different preferences will provide their views on the subject.

    -- Ken

      My apologies. I'd meant to post my query to the parent of your post.

      Christopher Cashell

        No worries — I've requested reparenting.

        -- Ken

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