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All hail the benevolent dictator

by petdance (Parson)
on Apr 17, 2002 at 21:23 UTC ( #160008=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: The One True Style of indentation:
in thread The One True Style of indentation:

When people cannot agree on visual indentation within a development team,

This is one of those times that a benevolent dicatatorship has its benefits. Programmers have bigger things to deal with than piddly-shit arguments like tabs 'n' spaces and brace style.

The key is that all the tools support whatever people want to do. The solution of "some do this, some do that" is not acceptable if it means that diff doesn't work, for example. In that case, a decision must be made, or tools adapted, or productivity suffers.

xoxo,
Andy
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