Re: kernel guide to space (updated)

From: Miles Bader
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 21:17:24 EST

Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>3i. if/else/do/while/for/switch
>> space between if/else/do/while and following/preceeding
>> statements/expressions, if any
> Why this? if(a) {} is not any worse than if (a).

Well it's harder to read (because it makes control constructs look more
like function calls). And a bit uglier.

But anyway, coding styles are rarely about "worse" versus "better",
they're about keeping things consistent so that it's easier to read

Any man who is a triangle, has thee right, when in Cartesian Space, to
have angles, which when summed, come to know more, nor no less, than
nine score degrees, should he so wish. [TEMPLE OV THEE LEMUR]
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