Trevor Harmon wrote:
convention , but then I noticed that it apparently
"Four spaces should be used as the unit of indentation. The exact
construction of the indentation (spaces vs. tabs) is unspecified. Tabs
must be set exactly every 8 spaces (not 4)."
Am I reading that right? Does Java's coding standard recommend mixed
mode indentation? What are TextMate users to do in this situation?
This sounds to me like you should just use spaces for indentation, and
leave out tabs. The point of the recommendation sounds like a way to
make sure that if some use tabs, but everyone sets tabs to expand to 8
characters, people will still have the same 'view' of the source. But
sticking to spaces should solve things while remaining within these