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Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization hiccups
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-24 08:07:22

On 24/05/13 13:33, Sebastian Redl wrote:
> On 2013-05-24 13:26, Peter Dimov wrote:
>> Jonathan Wakely wrote:
>>> Really? How many Windows text editors can't handle non-native line
>>> endings these days?
>>> (Notepad doesn't count as a text editor, and IMHO it's reasonable to
>>> expect Boost contributors to use something other than Notepad - if you
>>> can write C++ that works with multiple compilers on multiple platforms
>>> then you can use a proper editor.)
>> You have to remember to set the line endings for every new file though.
> And if you forget, you have one very popular code editor that preserves
> line endings on copy&paste, leaving you with files with mixed line endings.

But you will see all of this when you review your diff.
Unfortunately, many developers don't seem to even review their own sets
of changes before committing them.

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