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From Jason Dillon <ja...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: Suggested coding convention: sort methods
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2003 13:32:43 GMT
Single tool?  Like a single IDE?  Not gonna happen IMO.

--jason


On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 08:28  PM, <Dirk.Weibel@ferguson.com> 
wrote:

> 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 [mailto:mark@twistedbanana.demon.co.uk]
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 9:13 AM
>> To: geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> 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.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
>


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