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From: John Levon (levon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-09 23:18:49

On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 10:11:26PM -0600, Dave Gomboc wrote:

> > This claim is wrong. emacs is not smart enough to deal well with various
> > indentation and layout constructs automagically. To do so would require
> > a full C++ parser with domain-specific knowledge of how for,if,while
> > constructs and the like are laid out in the project style.
> 1) Emacs is turing-complete, so it can be done.

If you are an adherent of certain versions of the Church-Turing thesis,

The point is it's not easily mechanised because the last four spaces in
my example are different from the others; it is not easy to derive this
information mechanically.


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