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SubjectRe: Coding Style
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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