in reply to Re: Should I leave behind beautiful code or readable code?
in thread Should I leave behind beautiful code or readable code?
Is cramming everything on one line really a "high level facility"?
The OP asked this question because he thinks it could be easier to understand. True, it's not all that hard now, but why on Earth would you argue against possibly making your successors job easier?
The positives of reformatting it: The next guy might be able to spend a few seconds less figuring out what it does.
The negatives: Will you really cry yourself to sleep at night knowing someone is using some of your code that isn't "beautiful"?