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Re: Proposal, Adopt .editorconfig in every project

On 09/21/2018 04:40 AM, Tomaz Canabrava wrote:
Hello fellows.

In kde software we strive to be inclusive, that means that we don't enforce a coding style in every new project, nor do we adapt to newer styles on old software. This can create a bit of problems when we edit two projects at the same time.

For instance, on the KDE-Edu module, we can look at kalgebra, and it uses indentation of 4 space, while in blinken it uses a single tab indentation. Curently if I open kalgebra in any editor based on ktexteditor I will need to go to settings, change the tab behavior, edit kalgebra files, then go to settings, change tab behavior again, edit blinken files. That's too easy to miss. (I actualy missed and had to fix a review because of tabs / spaces).

Related, and another potential solution to the issue (at least for Kate users): https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=109338