# Resolve an old controversy

Look between these five words

What is the answer, and what is the controversy?

Since  is used to normally denote an inline code in markdown, I guess the controversy is between the spaces and tabs. They are all spaces matching the regex / +/. Number of spaces in between them is 7,14,15,6 leading to GNOF (an ill-mannered fellow)? GNOF in rot13 is tabs