Re: Plea: re-indent the kernel source

Alan Cox (
Sun, 29 Sep 1996 00:44:41 +0100 (BST)

> And, yes, the Great Implementor made tab stops every 8 characters, but 8 is
> just TOO BIG for indentation. Your point about limiting nesting level to

Use a 132 column screen (in fact most of the net code is formatted for
132 colums). 8 spaces is right IMHO, and in a lot of other peoples.