The Jargon File

Indent Style

The rules one uses to indent code in a readable fashion.

Some people use tabs, others use spaces, some people put squiggly brackets at the end of lines, others in full lines.

It turns out, it doesn't matter what you do, because even if everybody tabs, the various editors they use fuck them up whenever two people touch the same file, even if they use the same style.

So, just make it as readable as you can, and get on with your life.
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