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From Richard Hirsch <>
Subject Re: Style conventions
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 06:31:42 GMT
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 11:44 PM, Vassil Dichev <> wrote:
> I configured my editor (jEdit) to untabify according to the set tab
> size, but I checked  the results manually. This is not an easy task, I
> know...
> There is a Scala formatter I've heard about recently, maybe it's time
> for me to try it out:

This looks good and is an eclipse plug-in. If this work well ( based
on git stats, the developer is stillactively working on it), we could
create a wiki page with the project-specific formatting rules.

> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 12:22 AM, Richard Hirsch <> wrote:
>> 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.
>> D.
>> 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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