Re: Programming Term?

Subject: Re: Programming Term?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:40:39 -0700

In programming contexts, "format" usually refers to something software
does. How the programmer chooses to indent code in a text editor is
"coding style."

On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 3:37 PM, <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com> wrote:
> It's starting to look like there isn't really a single generic way of talking about the style, other than some form of the word "indent". So, if something along the lines of "indented format" is sufficient then I should be alright.
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Peter Neilson
>
> Julie's answer is correct. The Wikipedia article seems to be accurate.
>
> There is actually a plethora of styles, all conflicting. Which style to
> use is a matter of religion. Some practitioners enforce a single style.
> (Observe, in the article, the reference to the "the one true brace style"
> which originated in C coding.) Sometimes, especially when blending code or
> coders from differing backgrounds, it may be necessary to convert the
> sinners.
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References:
Programming Term?: From: Brian.Henderson
Re: Programming Term?: From: Julie Stickler
Re: Programming Term?: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Programming Term?: From: Brian.Henderson

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