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Add coding style note to PATCHES

Mention that the preferred coding style uses four spaces rather than a hard
tab, and how to set that in Vim.
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@@ -39,6 +39,17 @@ pass the "--global" option, as shown.
This is a one-off operation once the repository has been cloned, assuming
this information has ever been set before.
+Coding style
+Vimprobable uses four spaces by default, rather than literal hard tabs.
+Most editors by default honour hard tabs only. If you're using Vim (which
+isn't an unreasonable assumption ;)) you can set the following:
+:set expandtab ts=4 sts=4 sw=4
+This should help reduce the number of whitespace fixups needed.
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