[webkit-dev] unwritten rules of webkit style

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Thu Sep 3 10:11:30 PDT 2009

On Sep 2, 2009, at 11:18 PM, Brent Fulgham wrote:

> On Sep 2, 2009, at 9:46 AM, Peter Kasting wrote:
>> Misc
>> Files who should end with newlines.
>> s/who//.  In fact it might be clearer to say "Files should end with  
>> a trailing newline".
> I always follow this rule, but I don't remember why it came to  
> exist.  Is this convention needed for source control or something?

It’s not needed for anything. Tools like diff produce slightly  
unpleasant output for files that don’t end in newlines, so we include  

     -- Darin

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