Re: dpkg semi-hijack - an announcement (also, triggers)
Andreas Tille writes ("Re: dpkg semi-hijack - an announcement (also, triggers)"):
> Well, I don't want to interrupt your guys thrilling discussion
> about indentation of source code and I can not really imagine
> that you are not aware of
> apt-cache show indent
Running indent on an existing body of code is a bad idea.
> but isn't it a usual behaviour that a group decides about a
> certain policy of formatting code and then sticks to it?
This is done at the beginnings of projects precisely to avoid this
kind of nonsense. If I had written a `coding style' document in the
root of the dpkg tree then Guillem would probably have now felt
entitled to just change it.
> Just a shy try to calm down from a poor outsider who really
> wonders how people could flame about whitespaces...
What I'm flaming about is that WE STILL DON'T HAVE TRIGGERS !
The _excuse_ that has been given is that the git log was not pretty
enough and they didn't like the formattting.