[Israel.pm] Final word on tabs and spaces

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Tue Jun 15 07:04:33 PDT 2004


On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 05:00:11PM +0300, Jason Elbaum wrote:
> >Heh. You do realize, of course, that only *one* is neccessary? If you
> >enumerate all possible programs, you can use unary to represent any program
> >at all.
> 
> In theory, yes, but I'd be surprised if it was possible to encode and 
> decode that enumeration in a brief Perl module. In addition, the code 
> size bloat would be unacceptable even compared with Acme::Bleach.

But it compresses better.

> > So the question remains: spaces or tabs? I have to say I'm going for 
> > spaces, but only for legacy reasons.
> 
> Also, they're easier on the eyes.

And easier to type.

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