Re: elastic tabstops implemented for GTK
- From: "Nick Gravgaard" <me nickgravgaard com>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: elastic tabstops implemented for GTK
- Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 19:11:35 +0200
On 29/08/2007, David Nečas (Yeti) <yeti physics muni cz> wrote:
> Alex Jones wrote:
> > I really can't wait to get this functionality, it finally puts an end to
> > all of the nonsense over how many spaces there should be in a tab!
> The option to avoid tabs has been here since ever.
> Did it put an end to the tab size nonsense?
> What makes you think this option will?
Because the usual way to interpret a tab character has been to place
the text after it at the next tabstop where the tabstop was a multiple
of N. Elastic tabstops don't work like that all. Please read the
website linked to in an earlier post.
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