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From Richard Hirsch <>
Subject Re: Style conventions
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2010 21:22:55 GMT
How did you indent? Manually or with a tool?

I've been experimenting with Scala Formatter in Eclipse but it doesn't
always work correctly.


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 10:56 PM, Vassil Dichev <> wrote:
> I just took the liberty of formatting a couple of files (API2,
> API2Test and AuthToken) which looked just... wrong in my editor. The
> reason was that some lines were indented using tabs, while the Scala
> convention (used in the rest of the ESME files) uses 2 spaces for
> indentation.
> We posted a Scala Style guide some time ago
> (, it would be really
> helpful if we could stick to it! In order to do so, it is necessary
> that our editors/IDEs are set up to respect this convention and not
> apply formatting which might surprise others.
> Sorry for the nitpick, but documents with mixed tabs/spaces, while
> they look perfectly OK on editors with the "correct" tab size, produce
> horrendous results in editors with a different indentation setting.
> Vassil

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