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From: Mark Rodgers (mark.rodgers_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-17 00:31:06

From: "Greg Colvin" <gcolvin_at_[hidden]>
> In my experience with corporate standards it has been helpful
> to distinguish "standards" and "guidelines". Where standards
> are to be followed in almost all cases, but guidelines are
> suggestions open to the discretion of the engineer. At Oracle
> we enforce the "standards" with a customized lint program.

Yes this is sensible, and even if we do make the mistake of
accepting these guidelines, we definitely need a separate set of


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