[Development] commas in ctor-init-lists
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Wed Jun 1 16:17:57 CEST 2016
01.06.2016, 16:50, "Jędrzej Nowacki" <jedrzej.nowacki at qt.io>:
> On Wednesday 01 of June 2016 15:16:01 Andreas Aardal Hanssen wrote:
>> > Den 1. jun. 2016 kl. 15.06 skrev Mark Gaiser <markg85 at gmail.com>:
>> > ...
>> > Funny in the coding style you mention. For operators: "An operator at the
>> > end of the line is easy to miss if the editor is too narrow." The exact
>> > same could be said for commas at the end of the line.
>> Silly point, it's pretty much a given that there is a comma there, it's
>> insignificant. But the precise operator makes all the difference.
>> +1 Marc, who cares if the diff is shorter or easier to read if the _code_ is
>> hard to read. And butt-ugly code is hard to read. Code is easiest to read
>> if it resembles English , and commas at the beginning of a line just
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> Yey for coding style fights!
> I care about easy to read diffs and not every butt is ugly :-) These days I'm
> probably reading more code then English literature (which is definitely visible
> in my mails and commit messages...) and argument about how similar code is to
> natural language is a bit odd to me, I'm not aware of any successful
> programing language that simulates natural grammar :-) .
For example, Perl is somewhat closer to it than C++, it's designed by linguist after all.
> Btw. How often do you
> _read_ commas? My brain automatically skips them... In the end it simply
> doesn't matter much.
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