66812Re: Feature Request: A special value for softtabstop that makes it equal to tabstop
- Oct 16, 2012On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7:04:49 PM UTC-5, Gary Johnson wrote:
> I know we want to avoid option bloat, but I really hate "special"I think having too many options is better than having too few with special overloaded behaviors. That is just my preference though.
> values, especially ones as non-obvious as these.
> How about instead a new boolean option, 'tabbind'? When off,
> 'shiftwidth', 'tabstop' and 'softtabstop' are all independent. When
> on, all those values are set to that of the last one set.
> For example, if 'tabbind' is on when the user sets 'tabstop', bothI like this idea very much.
> 'shiftwidth' and 'softtabstop' are also set to the new value of
> 'tabstop'. The user doesn't have to remember what "-1" means or
> which option needs to be set last to affect the others.
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