I tend to the "minimal change" end of the spectrum, because I generally work as a hired gun and have no idea whether I'll ever see the code in question again unless I'm working with an established client who I know will want me to continue to maintain the code for its lifetime - in which case I probably was the original author, so the style issue wouldn't arise in the first place.

In reply to Re: Maintenance vs. Programming style by dsheroh
in thread Maintenance vs. Programming style by apl

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