Death to the Space Infidels!


In a modern text editor or IDE tabs can behave as if they were spaces. They can be walked through, even a “space” can be deleted in the middle of a tab, just to have the tab converted to spaces, then delete a single space. Some IDE even converts spaces to tabs while typing, so a line can have a mixed tab+space combination.
Or TABS can behave as real tabs. Cursor jumping while traversed.
And to top it, when spaces are autoconverted to tabs, it’s the best when tabs behave as spaces.


Easy solution. Enforce a tab-width of one, and indent with 5 tabs.