[ESS] ESS 13.05 release next week: beta testers welcome
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue May 14 15:40:22 CEST 2013
>>>>> Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Mon, 13 May 2013 21:43:19 +0200 writes:
>>> Kasper Daniel Hansen <kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com>
>>> on Mon, 13 May 2013 09:52:08 -0400 wrote:
>> Using 4 spaces is following the R coding standards from R internals:
>> it is not exactly coming from out of nowhere. I have been following
>> these standards for many years, but most of my collaborators use a
>> default ess setup and then we have the 2 vs 4 indentation issue.
>> I support the change, but I agree that many users will perhaps
> The solution for those users is to simply
> (setq ess-default-style 'GNU)
> (setq ess-indent-level 2)
> before loading ESS.
> There is also a handy "C-c ." to switch styles in ESS buffers. We can be
> very loud about this change in release announcement.
> I think the damage is outweighed by the advantages the change brings,
> namely recommended uniform indentation defaults and Vincent's
> distribution respecting global user settings.
Ok,.... democratic voting "clearly" indicates favor for the
incompatible change to a better default.
So be it ;-) Martin
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