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Subject: Re: [boost] [Intrusive] Cleaning up trailing white space
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-21 12:55:41

on Fri May 18 2012, Andrey Semashev <> wrote:

> On Friday 18 May 2012 09:33:35 Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Andrey Semashev
>> > Personally, I doubt there's a measurable impact on performance of this
>> > change, but it improves code clarity. Those extra spaces irritate a
>> > little when I read or edit code, so I'm all for it.
>> How do they (trailing whitespace) affect reading?
> They clutter the code when spaces are visible. And it's simply untidy.

They never bothered me a bit until emacs started higlighting them in
red. Now I waste time trying to get rid of them instead of just turning
off the highlight :-)

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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