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Re: coding style

On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 05:27:19PM -0800, Robin Rowe wrote:
> Martin,
> > Everybody is of course free to write in whatever
> > arcane style they want, as long as the *checked in code* complies with
> > the mandated coding style!
> Is this your idea of being broadminded? To reject contributions? Or, do you
> have a different point?

In practice, it's hardly an onerous requirement. If all else fails, you
can always use GNU indent.

Years of working on a variety of projects have taught me to be very
relaxed about going with the prevailing style in whatever I'm editing,
and to accept that having some prevailing style is necessary for sanity.
I'd guess most proficient developers would have had the same experience.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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