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RE: tabs vs spaces

From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 19:48:34 -0500
To: <html-tidy@w3.org>
> I prefer tabs also.  I can easily (re-) define the number of spaces
> these are expanded to on my favourite text editor (BBEdit on the
> Macintosh).  It also makes for smaller files, particularly if there
> is a lot of indenting.  And we are always being told to minimise the
> file size to speed downloading :-)

HTTP compression handles multiple spaces pretty well from what I hear.  I used
to be a big tab user, but I've changed over to using spaces exclusively, and
really like the consistency in appearance no matter which editor I'm using or
what the tab settings are.  FWIW.

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