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One guy I know does the work of several programmers, with few bugs in his code, but he writes very "old school" C that would make most people cringe.

So, this guy's code would pass criterion #1, but not criterion #2? To me, well-written code passes both criteria, and (imho) style is an important part of that.


My criteria for good software:
  1. Does it work?
  2. Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?

In reply to Re^2: Commonly accepted style guide? by dragonchild
in thread Commonly accepted style guide? by dragonchild

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