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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: "brian m. carlson" <>
Cc: "Martin Ågren" <>,
	"Git Mailing List" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] revisions.txt: expand tabs to spaces in diagram
Date: Fri, 04 May 2018 11:32:03 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (brian m. carlson's message of "Fri, 4 May 2018 01:52:02 +0000")

"brian m. carlson" <> writes:

> ...  We can help both AsciiDoc and Asciidoctor do the right thing
> here (and keep our 8-space tabs) by enclosing the diagram in a block
> like so:
> [literal]
> --
>    Args   Expanded arguments    Selected commits
>    D                            G H D
>    D F                          G H I J D F
>    ...
> 	  = B ^D ^E ^F          B
>    F^! D  = F ^I ^J D           G H D F
> --
> and using the tabsize=8 attribute when invoking Asciidoctor.  I can send
> a patch tomorrow which does this, which I think may be a bit nicer than
> having to give up tabs.

Yeah, trying to forbid indent-with-tab has been shown to be
unworkable so even if we tried to give up tabs, it is likely we
would break it by mistake.  Allowing indent-with-tab and ask the
tool to do the right thing is obviously the right direction.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-04  2:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-30 21:04 [PATCH] revisions.txt: expand tabs to spaces in diagram Martin Ågren
2018-05-02  4:50 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-05-02  6:20   ` Martin Ågren
2018-05-04  1:52     ` brian m. carlson
2018-05-04  2:32       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-05-06 20:42       ` [PATCH 1/2] Documentation: use 8-space tabs with Asciidoctor brian m. carlson
2018-05-06 20:42         ` [PATCH 2/2] Documentation: render revisions correctly under Asciidoctor brian m. carlson
2018-05-07  4:11           ` Martin Ågren
2018-05-08  1:13             ` brian m. carlson
2018-05-08 18:31               ` Martin Ågren
2018-05-09  0:24                 ` brian m. carlson
2018-05-07  3:04         ` [PATCH 1/2] Documentation: use 8-space tabs with Asciidoctor Junio C Hamano

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