"Style" IMHO means whether I use 2 or 4 space indentation, whether or not I cuddle my
Well, it didn't always mean that. For example, if you look at
Programming Style: Examples and Counterexamples
by Brian Kernighan and P.J. Plaugher, you'll find that it's
concerned with the sort of issues that Rhose raises, and not
with trivial matters like indentation or brace placement.
I think it's really unfortunate that the programming community's
discussions of programming style have been sidetracked into meaningless
arguments about indentation, and I'd like to see the useful
term 'style' applied to more substantive issues.
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