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