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From Michael Remijan <>
Subject Re: Suggested coding convention: sort methods
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2003 13:40:31 GMT

Why not use project Jalopy from sourceforge?


At 08:39 PM 8/13/2003 +0700, you wrote:
>Kay, just checking ;-)
>On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 08:34  PM, <> wrote:
>>No, not a single IDE.  That's like ordering a single size of boots for an 
>>army.  I was thinking along the lines of a Pretty Printer.
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Jason Dillon []
>>>Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 9:33 AM
>>>Subject: Re: Suggested coding convention: sort methods
>>>Single tool?  Like a single IDE?  Not gonna happen IMO.
>>>On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 08:28  PM,
>>>>I'm also 1+ on consistant coding standards/conventions, regardless
>>>>what form they take.  Maybe I'm missing something, but what's the
>>>>difference between automatically enforcing style and manually
>>>>refactoring a class to be in conformance with the standard?  Would
>>>>standardizing on a single tool resolve the sync problem?
>>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>>From: Mark Mahieu []
>>>>>Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 9:13 AM
>>>>>Subject: Re: Suggested coding convention: sort methods
>>>>>The real can of worms is opened when developers start
>>>>>reformatting code
>>>>>with Pretty Printers or IDEs and then try to get their
>>>>>patches applied;
>>>>>everything is suddenly out of sync with what's in CVS.  Even
>>>>>automatically enforcing the style as it gets checked in
>>>>>doesn't really
>>>>>avoid that one.
>>>>>I'm sure I could find some earlier, er, 'discussions' about
>>>>>this in the
>>>>>archives of other mailing lists for everyone's amusement ;-)
>>>>>For what it's worth, I'm +1 on the general idea though.

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