Subject: Re: KNF
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/20/2007 20:54:12
matthew green <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 12:03:36PM -0500, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> > Has the stance of the project changed according to
> > /usr/share/misc/style, or is it common practice to later on audit and
> > fix formatting?
> No. Files committed to the repository must be formatted to KNF, there
> should be no reason to commit code that is not KNF and "fix it up"
> later. That is wrong.
> however, if the code is 3rd party then it should NOT be changed.
> that way just leads to maintenence headaches for the future.
It is probably best if such code gets put in a dist/ directory so
people know NetBSD does not "own" it...
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org