[PATCH v4] Remove whitespaces and tabs

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 04:35:07 CDT 2015

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 4:17 AM, Henri Verbeet <hverbeet at gmail.com> wrote:
> The D3D changes seem fine to me, if perhaps not terribly important.
> I'd probably replace the \t's with four spaces.
> On 19 October 2015 at 10:12, Nikolay Sivov <bunglehead at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Also some people are using double spaces intentionally, like here:
>> ---
>> -$as_me: Finished.  Do '${ac_make}' to compile Wine.
>> +$as_me: Finished. Do '${ac_make}' to compile Wine.
>> ---
>> though I have no explanation why.
> It seems to be some US thing for people using typewriters. IMO it has
> no place on a computer where there are much better typesetting
> solutions.

I recall hearing this rule in school from some older teachers (use two
spaces when starting a new sentence). However, at most some teachers
would do it in things that they typed, but it was never a requirement
for students, and it is not a common practice in my experience..


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