[Ffmpeg-cvslog] CVS: CVSROOT style.sh, NONE, 1.1 commitinfo, 1.1, 1.2

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Fri Jan 13 21:17:07 CET 2006

On 01/13/2006 02:44 PM, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:

> The Wanderer <inverseparadox at comcast.net> writes:
>> On the other side, I'm against considering "lines which consist
>> only of whitespace" to be "trailing whitespace", which if I'm not
>> mistaken this script would do. It's not likely to affect me unless
>> and until such time as I reach the point of actually writing new
>> code myself, instead of just modifying existing files (and mostly
>> documentation files at that), but it's still very aggravating just
>> in principle.
> I find lines consisting entirely of whitespace very aggravating.

And I find not having the indentation already in place on "blank" lines
when navigating around a file very aggravating. If you can find some way
of avoiding that without whitespace-only lines, I'd be interested to
hear about it.

> The rule is "the last character before a newline must be
> non-whitespace".

Since a newline is itself whitespace, this does not allow blank lines at

> If this is against your definition of "trailing", suggest a more
> suitable word.  The rule isn't changing.

I didn't (and don't) really expect it to. Doesn't change how I feel
about the matter, though.

       The Wanderer

Warning: Simply because I argue an issue does not mean I agree with any
side of it.

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