There's the Wikipedia entry about tab in general, and then there's an essay pointing out the utter uselessness of vertical tab in modern programming.
This is progress!
I will take this opportunity to repeat my plea. If you're a programming language maintainer, please follow the lead taken by Perl and drop support for the vertical tab escape sequence. If you're writing a tutorial, don't even hint that the vertical tab character exists.
permalink July 27, 2011
I'm James Hague, a recovering programmer who has been designing video games since the 1980s. Programming Without Being Obsessed With Programming and Organizational Skills Beat Algorithmic Wizardry are good starting points. For the older stuff, try the 2012 Retrospective.
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