[rfc-i] tabs [was: sourcecode indentation]

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 14:07:08 PST 2016


On 15/02/2016 08:53, HANSEN, TONY L wrote:
> On 2/13/16, 5:00 PM, "rfc-interest on behalf of Paul Kyzivat" <rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org on behalf of pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:

...
>> But what does negative indent do if there are tabs at the beginning of
>> the text?
> 
> 
> This question is broader than indent and outdent, as we don't currently allow tabs anywhere in the XML source.

Which seems to me to be the only safe choice, since what a tab means other
than some unspecified amount of whitespace is unknowable.

   Brian


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