[webkit-dev] reminder: don't do blanket style fixups

David Levin levin at chromium.org
Wed Oct 19 19:19:56 PDT 2011

Trailing whitespace guidelines aren't part of the WebKit style guide on

Thus, it wasn't a style clean-up, so I guess that would make it a change to
fit someone's preference.


On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:

> I saw a patch get committed recently that just fixes trailing whitespace
> across a large swath of the codebase.
> In general, we prefer that pure style cleanups are only done as a precursor
> to actually modifying the code. Otherwise, while they serve to make the
> style consistent, they also make it considerably harder to dig through the
> commit history for a given chunk of code.
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