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From "Yonik Seeley" <>
Subject whitespace
Date Sun, 25 Mar 2007 16:24:07 GMT
On 3/25/07, Michael McCandless (JIRA) <> wrote:
> My first comment, which I fear will be the most controversial feedback
> here :), is a whitespace style question: I'm not really a fan of
> "cancerous whitespace" where every ( [ etc has its own whitespace
> around it.
> I generally prefer minimal whitespace within reason (ie as long as it
> does not heavily hurt readability).  The thing is I don't know that
> Lucene has settled on this / if anyone else shares my opinion?

I don't like too much standardization on such things, but I admit that
all the whitespace around those parens hurts my eyes :-)

The java coding standards do say
"Spaces after keywords but no spaces either before or after
parentheses in method calls"

"if (a)" and "foo(a)"


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