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From Omar Gonzalez <omarg.develo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Code formatting for patch submissions
Date Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:49:38 GMT
On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> > the coding conventions of Flex SDK are sometimes harmful in that they
> don't
> > distinguish between the purpose and style
> I agree (mostly). Everyone has their own ideas to how code should be
> formatted and consensus would be hard.
>
> Personally for example I much prefer the "one true brace" style for
> brackets and prefer tabs over spaces but the SDK is not coded that way.
>
> We have to live with what we currently have and that's formatted in a
> particular style which we should try to stick to.
>
> However I'm sure if enough people feel strongly about as aspect of it can
> be changed.
>
> Thanks,
> Justin


Well, just another thing to keep in mind, we've discussed having a commit
where we run the entire source through the formatting settings. So once we
do come to a consensus we should be able to automate the process of
formatting the code hopefully and format everything once so it can all be
uniform. I'm still for this and think its a good idea.

--
Omar Gonzalez
s9tpepper@apache.org
Apache Flex PPMC Member

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