On 3/6/2015 2:31 AM, Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote:
Remember a tab is not a number of spaces, it is semantic markup.
All I can say is good luck with that. ASCII is not a markup language, and trying to reinvent it as one is doomed to failure.
I can also say from experience that removing tabs from Phobos source has removed a lot of irritation with messed up code rendering and wasted effort arguing about it. We're not going back :-)