Re: Debian coding style?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Chris Waters <email@example.com> wrote:
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Amy Fong) writes:
>Bottom line: if Corel chooses any set of rules that don't include the
>absolute override: "be consistent with the rules of an existing
>project, whatever those rules might be," they're going to create more
>work for themselves and for others, and run the risk of creating
>purely stylistic forks in the code, and forks of any sort are
>something we *all* want to avoid.
> if Corel sends *me* patches that have tabs=2 and Hungarian, I
>*will* remove these warts before merging the patches. No project
>under *my* control will ever use those.
>If you guys weren't half a continent away, I might even offer the
>services of this crusty old senior programmer, who has years of
>experience working with the free software community. Alas... :-)
Beautifully put. That's precisely what I fear and precisely the reason
why I initiated this thread.
"We Suzaku Seishi aren't smart enough to give up!!!" Tasuki (Fushigi Yuugi)
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