[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/2] Change Vim modeline in prototypes from "ts=2 sw=2 et" to "noet"

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Nov 16 18:11:04 EST 2012

On 17/11/12 09:06, Jason St. John wrote:
> From: "Jason St. John" <jstjohn at purdue.edu>
> It makes little sense to "force" users to replace tabs with spaces, with
> a width of 2. These settings should be configured by the user in their
> own ~/.vimrc.
> Bluewind stated on IRC that removing "et" is a bad idea and that it
> would be better to just turn that setting off with "noet". By "forcing"
> the use of tabs, this supports better compatibility between various user
> preferences because the width of tabs/indents is, and should be, an
> editor setting.

It makes even less sense to "force" users to have vim modelines at all.
 My vote is to remove them completely from the prototypes.


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