[Bioperl-l] SVN and ...Re: Perltidy
sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Fri Jun 15 06:56:08 EDT 2007
Sendu Bala wrote:
> If its going to be difficult and a hassle, for such an unnecessary thing
> I'm not sure its worth it. There are more pressing things to be done for
> If I can just run perltidy on the entire package and commit, I'd do it.
> If that's not appropriate, I won't.
I agree with the sentiment noted above. I'm a bit of an outsider here,
but bioperl is a collaborative project. Not everyone has the same
sentiments about what "correct" style means. As a programmer, I really
wouldn't want significant changes on the style of my code. And perl
happily puts up with many styles. I would say leave things as they
are--let the individual programmers choose. It reduces the amount of
work of questionable importance and allows the coding style freedom that
Just my $.02.
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