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From: john slee <indigoid@higherplane.net>
To: Jonathan Earle <jearle@nortelnetworks.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Coding Style
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 14:23:14 +1100
Message-ID: <20010124142314.E7426@higherplane.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <28560036253BD41191A10000F8BCBD116BDCCB@zcard00g.ca.nortel.com>
In-Reply-To: <28560036253BD41191A10000F8BCBD116BDCCB@zcard00g.ca.nortel.com>; from jearle@nortelnetworks.com on Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 10:07:10AM -0500

On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 10:07:10AM -0500, Jonathan Earle wrote:
> > /*
> >  * I tend to find standard C comments easier to read.  They stand out,
> >  * especially for multiple lines (although I always try to put the :end:
> >  * on a separate line for clarity).
> >  */
> 
> I like this style for multiple line comments, but prefer the '//' for single
> liners.  Two less characters to type after all.  :)

and potentially no end of weird problems if you have mac users editing
your code...  suddenly a compiler may ignore the rest of a file starting
at a given // or # comment, and you'll find its caused by their
different linebreaks.  had this problem with php.  havent seen it with C
yet.  does gcc handle non-correct^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hunix linebreaks now?  it
didnt when i used djgpp all those years ago.

// are nicer on the eyes, for short comments.  and death to capital
// letters.  and oooh, vim auto-extends // comments, thats handy isn't
// it! :-]

j.
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Thread overview: 52+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-01-23 15:07 Jonathan Earle
2001-01-24  3:23 ` john slee [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-06-14 18:48 coding style Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-15  4:51 ` Willy Tarreau
2007-06-15  5:09   ` Kok, Auke
2007-06-15  6:38     ` dave young
2007-06-15  6:47       ` debian developer
2007-06-15  6:54         ` dave young
2007-06-15  9:16       ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-15 17:32         ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-15 17:54           ` Chris Friesen
2007-06-15 18:03             ` Randy Dunlap
2007-06-15 19:10               ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-15 19:18                 ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-15 19:21                   ` Kok, Auke
2007-06-15 19:29                     ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-15 19:31                     ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-15 19:41                       ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-15 20:21                         ` Linus Torvalds
2007-06-15 20:35                           ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-16 12:30                             ` Stefan Richter
2007-06-15 20:21                         ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-15 20:39                           ` Linus Torvalds
2007-06-16  6:38                             ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-16 12:40                               ` Stefan Richter
2007-06-16 15:49                               ` Linus Torvalds
2007-06-19 14:05                                 ` Mark Lord
2007-06-15 19:45                       ` Kok, Auke
2007-06-15 19:49                         ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-15 20:28                         ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-06-15 22:10                   ` Randy Dunlap
2007-06-15 18:05             ` Kok, Auke
2007-06-15 18:22               ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-16 13:07                 ` Stefan Richter
2007-06-16 14:31                   ` gorcunov
2007-06-16 17:43                     ` Stefan Richter
2007-06-16 18:22                       ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2007-06-16 14:22         ` Clifford Wolf
2007-06-15  8:56     ` Krzysztof Halasa
     [not found] <Pine.LNX.4.10.10101192217390.9361-100000@penguin.transmeta .com>
     [not found] ` <3A68E309.2540A5E1@purplecoder.com>
2001-01-20  6:29   ` Coding Style Linus Torvalds
2001-01-20 15:32   ` Anton Altaparmakov
2001-01-21  8:24     ` george anzinger
2001-01-19 17:59 Mark I Manning IV
2001-01-20  0:09 ` David Ford
2001-01-20  1:26   ` John Cavan
2001-01-20  0:46 ` Albert D. Cahalan
2001-01-20  5:34   ` Linus Torvalds
2001-01-21  2:00 ` Matthias Andree
2001-01-22  8:24   ` Ralf Baechle
2001-01-22 22:28     ` Mark I Manning IV
2001-01-23  3:56       ` adrian
2001-01-23 20:05 ` Boris Dragovic

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