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Re: [VOTE] space before paren policy

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2006-01-30 14:14:41 CET

On Sun, 29 Jan 2006 kfogel@collab.net wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> writes:
> > Wow, our first vote-call... ever!
>
> Actually, we voted on whether to call the command-line client "svn" or
> "sub", years ago.
>
Aha, cool to know:-) I wonder what we'd have called svnversion then...

> Folks, remember that reformatting old code will affect 'svn blame'
> information, and may make it harder to apply some currently
> outstanding patches. I'm not saying these issues should be decisive,
> just wanted to make sure everyone was aware of them before voting.
>
This applies, more or less, to other sweeping changes we've had before
like replacing all printf calls with svnistic variants or replacing
SVN_REVNUM_T_FMT (or whatever) with "%ld". Maybe it is better to do this
once and for all. The drawbacks are mostly shortterm.

Starting new ballot tomorrow,
//Peter

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