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Subject: Re: [boost] coding conventions
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-04 10:39:31

> Some find two too small to visually align vertically, but four limits
> indentation depth, so we've
>used three for years. (Gasp! Yes, three isn't a power or multiple of two,
>but it works well.)

Yeh! Lets hear it for 3! :-)

If I remember correctly Borland may have used an indent of 3 back in the
days of Turbo C++, and I've used it ever since.

However, given that this is such a personal issue, I would rather that Boost
did not enforce a common standard here, provided
boost authors don't use anything too unreasonable (8 char indent or


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