Subject: Re: Time to update KNF?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/18/2000 00:20:32
On Mon, 17 Jan 2000 16:13:23 -0800
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
> Procedurally: please let's not do -anything- immediately.
> Wait until we have consensus.
> Second, on readability and comprehensibility, I find two spaces is
> simply too little. Try reading glibc code sometime; two spaces is just
> not enough. _If_ we decide to change, and M$ data says four spaces
> are as legible as two, I put in a strong plea for four.
I think maybe the test program described had variable names like:
So, you gotta have small indents just to fit all the variables names in
a reasonable amount of space :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>