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SubjectRe: Coding style - a non-issue
On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 12:06:43PM -0800, Paul G. Allen wrote:

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> A person shouldn't _need_ a decent editor to pick out the beginning/end
> of a code block (or anything else for that matter). The problem is
> exacerbated when such a block contains other blocks and quickly picking
> out where each begins/ends becomes tiresome. I _do_ have excellent
> editors, IDEs, and source code browsers and have used many different
> kinds in many different jobs. They still can not replace what the human
> eye and mind perceive.

Uhhhm, knowing when a code block begins? Usually you'll notice this from
the indentation. It's quite hard not to notice a tabsized shift
to the right...

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