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From Dan Creswell <...@dcrdev.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: thoughts on River project organization...
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2007 15:41:56 GMT
Gregg Wonderly wrote:
> Jim Hurley wrote:
>> If ya'll think this (organization) is a good idea -- I'd
>> like to agree on the initial list, where to put it, and
>> how best to attack it. Let me know what you think.
> One issue that I'd like to bring up, but which may create a lot of
> disagreement is the whitespace usage in the JTSK sources.  I'd like, at
> some point, for all lines of code to have leading tabs only.  Everyone
> seems to like different whitespace/columns for indentation and tabs only
> seems to provide the most flexability.  It means that diffs have to be
> generated with -b, or in some way which removes whitespace from
> consideration for any updates people submit between the old code and
> their current code.
> Am I just retentive about this issue, or does anyone else have some
> problems poping the source up in an editor/ide with something besides 8
> char tabs?
> Gregg Wonderly


I certainly suffer from the problem but in the most part, especially if
I'm just reviewing, I'll use a code beautifier.

However, the Linux kernel certainly has a standard for this stuff and
that might be indicative of a need to satisfy a need ;)


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