[pypy-dev] Re: whitespace policies

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Apr 21 22:34:14 CEST 2005

On 21 Apr 2005, at 20:19, holger krekel wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 19:52 +0100, Michael Hudson wrote:
>> hpk at trillke.net (holger krekel) writes:
>>> 2. you should use editor settings that scrap trailing
>>>    whitespace on source code and documentation
>>> Obviously, the second option should be accompanied by
>>> a monster-commit changing all those lines in one go.
>>> What do you think?
>> Option 2), with the added detail of running the reindent.py script
>> over the entire codebase every so often (as Tim does for Python).
> Is there a reason to not run it more or less immediately after
> each checkin?  This way a commiter could be appropriately
> embarassed.

If it could be so arranged, that sounds good.

>> I've wanted to do this for ages, but have always been too chicken :)
> same here, even more after trying it for fun on the pypy-tree.

It was 3000 lines of diff 18 months ago...


More information about the Pypy-dev mailing list