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Re: style change: explicitly permit braces for single statements

Just to get back to the original subject - fully support {} around single statements - have been doing that in my own code for ages.

Would be great to have that codified (ha!)

On Thu, 16 Jul 2020 at 12:01, Rhialto <> wrote:
On Thu 16 Jul 2020 at 13:08:49 -0400, Ted Lemon wrote:
> It sounds like we need a better tool.  FWIW, when actually working on
> code, I've found that 120 is a better width than 80 -- with 80, there are
> just too many line breaks.  But I don't mean to say that your
> preference is wrong -- what sucks is that we have to compromise, instead
> of having tools that present the text the way that we want to consume
> it without changing anything in the underlying file. E.g. web browsers
> just reflow the text when you change the window width. Why don't we
> have this for code editors?

I have seen an editor (I think it was google's Android development
environment) that even went so far as to recognize some particular
boilerplate Java code fragments, and abbreviated them. You could unfold
them if you wanted though.

I wasn't sure if I liked that or hated it.

Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- rhialto at falu dot nl
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