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My experience with spaces is usually editors treating 4 spaces as a tab when backspacing. The rare need for a real single unit backspace has to be made up for with 3 additional spaces.

The trouble is most editors do this half-assed, for example you can select half of a "tab" if you use spaces, which makes no sense and lets you screw up the indentation easier.

The only editor that really does properly support "just set this option and then it's like you are using tabs" is Atom. But I don't really want to use Atom.

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