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From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-1363) Derby should publish a well defined coding convention per the db project guidlines
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2006 02:31:45 GMT
"Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <derby-dev@db.apache.org> writes:

>     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1363?page=comments#action_12425637 ]

>             
> Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-1363:
> ---------------------------------------
>
> Putting handling of existing code aside, I would like to propose we
> adopt the client code format moving forward.  My reasons have
> nothing to do with love of that actual format but are as follows:

+1, anything to get rid of the current mess.

Dag


>
> 1) We need a coding convention to be in compliance with the db
> project guidlines.
> 2) A large portion of the code is already in that format, Jeremy
> made a pass after contribution.
> 3) This issue has wasted huge amounts of time for the Derby
> community and burnt virtually every new developer.
> 4) The format if as Jeremy described should be fairly easy to
> configure in most IDE's.
>
> Here is Jeremy's description of that format.
> http://www.nabble.com/Re%3A-Reformat-client-code--p9229.html
> It needs to be researched and documented and perhaps items that are
> already on the checklist like 80 characters per line added.
>
> Jeremy sure was right about the bikeshed discussion [1] and very
> wise to just pull the band-aid off quick despite all the whining by
> me and others.  Please before you consider raising serious
> objections to this consider all it has and will cost the project if
> we don't come to consensus on this.
>
> If there are no objections, we can then take the next step to
> document the format and next figure out how to get there for the
> full code base, but if we can get past this step I think we will
> have made great progress on this issue.

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