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🔒 Should we use spaces or tabs?

  • #1 ✎ 370 Chemicalex Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies RNG Hidden Easter Eggs Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies Spaces VS tabs is a major point of contention in the programming community, and the only way to solve the problem is to disallow the use of one of them; otherwise, we will have two tools which perform the same function in our programming terminology. Under this logic, we can make an easy decision: we can't remove the space character, because we need that for spacing. Ergo, the only option we really have is to outlaw the tab. Posted
  • #2 ✎ 522 random_god Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength Zelda Is Awesome! I love The Legend Of Zelda! Express Yourself Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies
    Spaces VS tabs is a major point of contention in the programming community, and the only way to solve the problem is to disallow the use of one of them; otherwise, we will have two tools which perform the same function in our programming terminology. Under this logic, we can make an easy decision: we can't remove the space character, because we need that for spacing. Ergo, the only option we really have is to outlaw the tab.
    No tabs, especially since there is no tab button in sb.
    Posted
  • #3 ✎ 931 Y_ack this would be an okay satire thread if you didn't refer to indentation as "tabbing" that one time Posted
  • #4 ✎ 1619 12Me21 Head Admin Second Year My account is over 2 years old Website Syntax Highlighter Received for creating the code syntax highlighter on SBS Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself any decent language allows you to write code without using any spaces we should remove all the invisible characters just to be safe Posted
  • #5 ✎ 370 Chemicalex Drawing I like to draw! Hobbies RNG Hidden Easter Eggs Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies
    any decent language allows you to write code without using any spaces we should remove all the invisible characters just to be safe
    Yes, but the nature of tabs is far less necessary and/or useful than the nature of spaces. For example, strings.
    Posted Edited by Chemicalex
  • #6 ✎ 20 Makky Avatar Taboo I didn't change my avatar for 180 days Website Expert Programmer Programming no longer gives me any trouble. Come to me for help, if you like! Programming Strength Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself I can't tell if this is serious or not. Posted