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Re: [STYLE] Re: svn commit: r18218 - in trunk: . subversion/libsvn_ra_serf

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-01-27 17:27:39 CET

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Greg Stein wrote:

> Consistency is present within the library.
>
> I might point out that a few developers are so vehemently against the
> space-before-paren, that you might not get their contributions if that
> was the rule.

Oh, come on. Do you really know such developers? Are you such a
developer? Do you, or I, or anyone, even *want* the contributions of
such cantankerous folks? (I can answer that for myself at least...)

Consistency within a library caters only to the few folks whose changes
are only every to a single library. Those who tackled problems of any
magnitude are going to find themselves working in multiple libraries,
and there goes your consistency.

I'm with the folks that say consistency across the whole of the
application -- regardless of which style gets chosen as the Golden One
(though I personally much prefer space-before-paren) -- trumps the
half-hearted-yet-wholly-annoying existing policy.

- --
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
CollabNet <> www.collab.net <> Distributed Development On Demand
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