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From Omar Gonzalez <omarg.develo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Code formatting for patch submissions
Date Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:37:16 GMT
On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Left Right <olegsivokon@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think that if I had to use Intelij for my day job, I'd quit, and the
> coding conventions of Flex SDK are sometimes harmful in that they don't
> distinguish between the purpose and style (e.g. comparing to null,
> converting instead of casting etc.). I expect that I won't be happy with
> the decision. I also expect that I will not convince anyone to follow what
> I think is proper. Therefore I'd settle for any convention. Just make it
> quick and never discuss it again :)
> Best.
> wvxvw

Code formatting is an area with a lot of contention and strong opinions. We
can't dwell on too many arguments here because no matter what we decide on
it is going to be a compromise from every developer for the greater good of
the team and the source code. So I agree and why I said I care more that we
have a convention and that it is followed. I care less about the minutia of
the actual coding conventions. I just want the code to be easily legible
and not full of 'clever' syntaxes.

Omar Gonzalez
Apache Flex PPMC Member

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