I’ve felt for a while that Vim’s smart indent is a PITA, and so I’ve avoided it. Now I’m starting to think even vi’s autoindent isn’t solving a real problem so much as a perceived one.

Of course I’m also writing more in languages that prefer tabs over spaces, so that might have something to do with it.

@djmoch I have ALE and Prettier running on my JS files and it's such a godsend. I just write the code and an external program formats the file every time I save. It's so freeing

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