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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,

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