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Re: [PATCH] svn_error_t * return value

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2001-02-15 17:20:46 CET

Jim Blandy <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com> writes:
> (translation: "We've found that when one steps on one of Jim's little
> style issues one gets one's head bitten off, so we don't mess with
> his stuff much.")

Not at all :-) (seriously). If I thought it were important, I'd wade

Stylistic latitude is important and even useful (nice to be able to
recognize whose code you're in just by the style). Consistency is
good only insofar as it helps people understand the code better,
otherwise it is the hobgoblin of little minds, as the quote goes.

> It was a conscious choice, but I can't justify it any more (I use '\0'
> instead of 0, for example), so I'm going to apply the patch.


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