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From Satheesh Bandaram <sathe...@Sourcery.Org>
Subject Re: Coding guidelines
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2005 19:22:57 GMT
I thought Rick was asking about Apache/Derby specific guidelines and/or
policies. Anyway, Rick, you have seen Dan's posting. Copyright headers
being a requirement for ASL, I will have to wait for another patch... Sorry!


David W. Van Couvering wrote:

> I can't find the email, but I could have sworn when I first started
> that I was referred to the Java coding guidelines at
> http://java.sun.com/docs/codeconv/html/CodeConvTOC.doc.html
> If we agree this is as good as any other standard, it would be good to
> adopt it as our own coding guideline and publish this somewhere...
> I do know one key standard: four-space tabs.  We seem to be fairly
> inconsistent about everything else, although that said most of the
> code is fairly readable.
> David
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> Hm, let me try this again.
>> Where would a new contributor go to find Derby/Apache coding
>> guidelines such as our policies around copyright statements and
>> @author tags? I would expect to find a link to these policies under
>> the "Contribute Code or Documentation" section of the Community tab.
>> But I don't see anything relevant there.
>> Thanks,
>> -Rick

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