OT: vim settings Was: [Xcb] PATCH: XCBGenerateID segfaults if called with NULL

Trevor Woerner twoerner.x at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 22:56:47 EST 2005

On 8/3/05, Josh Triplett <josh.trip at verizon.net> wrote:
> Barton C Massey wrote:
> > In message <1122015548.5929.89.camel at id.minilop.net> you wrote:
> >>The convention in XCB, set for a number of bad reasons, is no tab
> >>characters and four-space indents. In vim this corresponds to the sw=4
> >>and et options.

Another nice vim option to enable when using space-tabs is:

:set softtabstop=4

When pressing the backspace key you will jump back by 4 at locations
where a tab would have been located were you using real tabs.

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