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Date:      Wed, 27 May 2020 09:53:35 -0400
From:      "Derek (freebsd lists)" <482254ac@razorfever.net>
To:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: nvi expandtab - tabs to spaces
Message-ID:  <b796e37c-a4c1-71d4-c1fb-f7fe84addadb@chezmarcotte.ca>
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On 2020-05-26 4:54 p.m., Ottavio Caruso via freebsd-questions wrote:
> On Tue, 26 May 2020 at 14:48, Derek (freebsd lists)
> <482254ac@razorfever.net> wrote:
>> What is the canonical way to use space indentation in FreeBSD's nvi?
>>
>> Is there any appetite (from committers) for a patch/import of the
>> feature from OpenBSD?
> 
> After careful checking, the expandtab option was introduced to NetBSD first:
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/tech-userlevel/2008/12/10/msg001482.html
> 
> by Luke Mewburn and probably backported to OpenBSD later. This has
> never gone (I think) into FreeBSD base

Great read by the way.  Thanks for sharing!  Commentary is... as 
expected?  I can't push that hard.



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