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From Martin Gonzalez <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Cordova guidelines part of ContributorWorkflow
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:23:51 GMT
I'm agree with the use of semicolons. I think we should keep it consistent
with the rest of the code, we should be on the same page about the code


2014-06-16 15:09 GMT-05:00 Mark Koudritsky <>:

> That was me who added "asi:true" and a bunch of code without semicolons in
> cli.js. The short wiki doc we have for a style guide
> <> says that "semicolons
> are unnecessary visual entropy ...". This is consistent with the
> comma-first style it describes in general, as most comma-first style
> evangelists also advocate for using no semicolons except where necessary.
> I somewhat took the comma-first style to its extreme in this refactoring of
> cli.js. That's the benefit of having no real style guide - there is nothing
> to violate - good for innovation in coding style :P
> (big sarcasm sign here).
> Simple votes on separate style related questions can result in an overall
> very strange style and are likely to leave many of us unhappy. Some other
> mechanism is needed for coming up with a good coherent style guide. Last
> time the issue of style guide was brought up on this list (iirc) people
> were reluctant to continue in fear of holy wars and we stayed with the
> current status-quo.
> Do we feel brave enough this time? Do we want to spend the time on this?
> If yes, I'll be glad to start a separate thread with some rules to keep it
> from deteriorating into a flame war.

Martin Gonzalez

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