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Re: [zzdev] Re: (techy) Code specs?

On Sun, Nov 15, 1998 at 01:35:08PM -0500, Mark-Jason Dominus wrote:
> > We can fight our religous wars 
> Not with me, you can't.  I don't fight about stuff like that.

Likewise.  :-)

> >    3 space indents
> If you like.  I always prefer 2-space, because space is precious.

Likewise, but actually 4-space is probably better for readability.
If the code is so deeply indented that 4-space doesn't fit, it
probably needs to be broken into smaller pieces anyway.

> >    prototypes suck
> Prototypes are fine for their intended purposes.  The way they're used
> in the existing code is not the intended purpose.  My vote:  Ditch them.

As I mentioned in an earlier message, I think they're providing a useful
service and should be kept.

> &f() has different semantics from f().  These differences have nothing
> to do with whether the function is in zigzag or not.  Why do you want
> to conflate these two nurelated things?
> My vote:  Omit & everywhere.  Less punctuation is always better.


> >    put () on -all- functions
> Agree.


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