On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 10:44:45PM +0100, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > I won't go on pushing this issue, because we can spend our lifes on more
> > useful stuff than style discussions and I guess this debate has been up
> > before. I just want to point out that anyones personal preference is
> > rather irrelevant here. My motivation is maintainability.
> Personal preference *is* relevant. That was defined long ago. An
> author (not-really when starting a new file, but definitely for a
> whole library) can choose to use space-before-paren on function calls,
> or no-space. And it should be consistent. But the choice has been
> there since the SVN project started nearly six years ago.
Clearly; we're still suffering from it today. I hate the
space-before-paren style, but more of the code is written in that
style, and like Lundblad, I'd rather keep things consistent for easier
maintenance and a lower barrier-to-entry.
Received on Thu Jan 26 01:35:11 2006
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