[Python-Dev] Reindenting unicodedata.c
Guido van Rossum
Fri, 08 Nov 2002 15:55:35 -0500
> > CVS-wise, it's better to do the reindent as a separate checkin, so you
> > know you're not changing anything else. (Preferably just *before* you
> > start doing any major surgery.)
> Probably backporting patches (e.g. python2.2.3) gets harder.
> Some bigger projects i know *strictly* prohibit cosmetic-only
> patches because of this very problem. Only if you are actually
> changing code can you reindent.
I try to be very conservative with reindents and other cosmetics, for
this very reason -- but there are limits. Readability also counts.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)