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From "Andrew McIntyre" <mcintyr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve coding conventions for the Derby project
Date Sat, 12 Aug 2006 00:09:41 GMT
On 8/11/06, Kathey Marsden <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> This is a vote to define the coding conventions for the Derby project
> per the db project guidelines http://db.apache.org/source.html
> Vote closes  10:00am, Wednesday, August  15.
>
> [+1]  Adopt the coding convention described.
> [-1 ] Do not adopt the coding convention described.
>
> The conventions outlined below will be published on the wiki page
> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyContributorChecklist
>
> Derby uses the "Code Conventions for the Java Programming Language"
> (http://java.sun.com/docs/codeconv/html/CodeConvTOC.doc.html) with these
> amendments:
>  - space indentation (no tabs).
>  - Derby does not discourage deferring variable declaration to the first
> use.
>  - Lines should be limited to 80 characters
>  - @author tags should not be used at all
>
> Note: There is a great deal of existing code that does not match this
> convention. Changes to existing code should match the surrounding code
> for readability, matching tabs or spaces as appropriate (see Tabs) .
> Patches should not have white space diffs. Code and diffs should be
> readable in  context.

+1

andrew

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