From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-14 09:58:25
David Abrahams wrote:
> > > 1. Too hard to enforce
> > Well, since I already run some scripts that checks for both tabs and
> > trailing
> > whitespace before commit, this is easy for me.
> Yes, but a "ban" forces that on others. And be sure you're not stripping
> whitespace from within strings:
> X = "
> " ;
> The trailing whitespace on the first line counts, FWIW.
> > > 2. No serious practical consequences for having them there.
> > Does that mean that nobody will object to my commits containing removal
> > of empty lines? Or does everybody run diff with "-b" option?
> I didn't say there were not serious practical consequences to *removing*
> them ;-). Actually I just think it's relatively harmless, but it provides
> little benefit so it shouldn't be forced on developers.
Okay. I'll be removing them from the file I commit.
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