# Re: <PRE tab-width=4> (Thumbs Down)

Maurizio Codogno (mau@beatles.cselt.stet.it)
Fri, 27 Jan 95 17:01:00 EST

>From <lee@sq.com>

% but Mosaic uses proportional fonts for non-PRE things, and note that
% PRE can contain other tags...
% and also that once people ehave tabs in <PRE> they'll want them everywhere.

I *hate* tabs, I always indent with spaces - especially because I think that
the optimad tab width should be 3 :-)

But what about a logical (i.e., not character based) tab, like the one in LaTeX
\tabbing environment? it could be interesting even for proportional fonts, if
used sparingly, since many times a table is too much but some form of
formatting should have place.

Anyway, I can live without it - it's just a suggestion.

.mau.