[MUD-Dev] Re: Ruminations on CVS and developing in the Bazaar

Chris Gray cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA
Sat Nov 28 09:44:47 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998

[Ben Greear:]

 >I will definately watch the first additions that some other coder
 >makes, both to check for careless mistakes and to check for gross
 >incompetence...  Maybe that would be enough.  Why would anyone try
 >to sabotage it anyway?  That's like reverse-noosphere!

Another aspect is that those who are able to get ssh and cvs set up
properly (I never have!) are at least not as likely to be the goofs
that just like messing things up.

 >What if it's as simple as indentation changes or comment style..  I'm
 >almost anal-retentive in my personal coding style..  Maybe try to put
 >down some rules that others are expected to follow or else??

If your style is amenable to 'indent', then automatic fixing is a
possibility. Although I usually find that 'indent' is more useful for
major fixups followed by a bit of hand-tuning.

Don't design inefficiency in - it'll happen in the implementation. - me

Chris Gray     cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA

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