[webkit-dev] unwritten rules of webkit style
barraclough at apple.com
Thu Sep 3 13:03:10 PDT 2009
I believe the C spec requires that files end in a newline, though I
couldn't comment on the c++ spec. Possibly redundant to list this as
WebKit style issue, if required by the language?
On Sep 3, 2009, at 10:11 AM, Darin Adler wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2009, at 11:18 PM, Brent Fulgham wrote:
>> On Sep 2, 2009, at 9:46 AM, Peter Kasting wrote:
>>> 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 them.
> -- Darin
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