Re: elastic tabstops implemented for GTK

On 24/09/2007, Andrew Cowie <andrew operationaldynamics com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 08:14 +0200, Nick Gravgaard wrote:
> >
> Nick, does
>         "convert files that use spaces for alignment"
> mean something along the lines of
>         "when reading a file that uses spaces for alignment,
>         algorithmically convert them to tabs [characters?] so that
>         elastic tabstops can take over their presentation [and convert
>         back again on save?]"

Yep, that sounds right. When saving, it's basically doing what the
Python expandtabs() string method does (except for elastic tabstops
rather than fixed, multiple of N tabstops), and on loading it does the

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