Re: the war on trailing whitespace

From: MIke Galbraith <>
Date: 2006-02-27 13:50:33
On Sun, 2006-02-26 at 15:26 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:

> I think I have the same anal-retentive problem Andrew has, because I have ..
> highlight RedundantSpaces term=standout ctermbg=red guibg=red
> match RedundantSpaces /\s\+$\| \+\ze\t/
> in my .vimrc, which highlights this (and other trailing whitespace) as
> a big red blob.  I do this in part for the same reason Andrew does,
> so that when someone sends me a diff with a zillion spaces at the EOL,
> it screams at me, I spot them, and chop them out.

Dang, I'm _not_ perfect after all ;-).  I just tried this on a patch of
mine, and up popped a few angry red blobs even though I try to be
careful.  Perhaps someone should add more pet peeve thingies to it and
post it to lkml, or put it some place people can be pointed at.


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