[Bioperl-l] SVN and ...Re: Perltidy

Mark Johnson johnsonm at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 14:46:24 EDT 2007

    If there was a default/standard/consensus bioperl perltidy config
file, I would probably use it prior to checkin, on my own, so I could
code in my schizophrenic style without worrying about starting any
format wars.  When I'm fixing or enhancing somebody else's code, I
always try and adapt to whatever style they used, even if it grates on
my nerves.  I'd love to not have to worry about that with Bioperl.  Of
course, nobody will every agree on a standard, so it's probably a moot
point.  8)

On 6/14/07, Chris Fields <cjfields at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> To chip in on this, I only use perltidy when I need to clean bioperl
> code up for debugging (particularly if blocks are hard to see) and
> just use the defaults.  I agree it would be nice to have everything
> tidied up but it'll definitely need to be a consensus config file.
> About svn, I like the idea of eventually migrating to using it over
> CVS (I think BioPython and BioJava have plans to but I'm not sure)
> but I don't really know enough to say how feasible/difficult the
> migration path would be.  Anyone know?
> chris

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