[PD] Idiomatic Pd

marius schebella marius.schebella at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 20:25:35 CEST 2008

Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> On Jul 29, 2008, at 1:31 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> Luke Iannini hat gesagt: // Luke Iannini wrote:
>>> There are some amazing sets of abstractions being released recently,
>>> which has served to highlight the many extant styles of patching.  I
>>> was wondering if there was interest in establishing a set of
>>> guidelines for patching in the vein of PEP 8 for Python; I've found
>>> that document to be very relaxing as it is a standardized approach to
>>> OCD.  More seriously, it greatly helps when reading other people's
>>> code or collaborating.
>>> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/
>> I think, it would be important to first collect every possible style
>> element in the wild and document what people are using in reality.
>> That would be interesting. I'm not too much in favour of a style  
>> "guide"
>> however. Let people be creative.
> Nobody is talking about requirements.  If you don't like style  
> guides, don't use them.  But it is really not useful to squelch other  
> people's efforts, especially when you don't even have an intention of  
> using this stuff.

I actually liked frank's idea to collect different people's ideas and 
compare them. maybe there is some common sense in all of them?

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