[Pharo-project] Dedicated to days of wasted time in your life, formatting source code for replacing spaces with tabs

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 22:50:02 EDT 2012

sorry for not explaining the feature properly..

I just wanna ask, what do you think, it we're going to integrate that:
 a) should it be optional or we can use it by default?
 b) if it is optional, what is default setting on/off?

I vote for (a).. Because:
What i finding hard is imagining situation, where old behavior will be
less time consuming/more appropriate.
Can anyone can come up with cons arguments?

While is important to fully control each whitespace character(s)
separately, when you editing/typing text (as in languages like Python
they even make it part of syntax... (what a stupid idea.. can't resist
sorry)), for navigating the text an importance of stepping over every
whitespace character seems to be leaning to zero.. (well, at least in
my eyes).

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.

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