Re: Pango Performance (was: Re: --gtk-unbuffered)
- From: Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Pango Performance (was: Re: --gtk-unbuffered)
- Date: 01 Mar 2001 19:36:12 -0500
Hans Breuer <hans breuer org> writes:
> At 20:51 01.03.01 +0100, egger suse de wrote:
> >On 1 Mar, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> >> > + return (1 == has_glyph);
> >> It would be preferrable if all of Pango used the same coding style
> >> conventions. While I certainly understand the rationale for this style
> >> of writing equality tests, it is nonetheless not used in any of the
> >> other code, which can be confusing. Or what do others think?
> > Just curious: Whats the rationale for this "strange way to code"?
> Experience :-) The compiler will obviously catch the problem of an
> assignment, where a comparsion was intended. I even can't see a violation
> of GNU/Pango coding styles with it, but have learned, that it is never a
> good idea to contribute a patch hacked after a whole day of work with a
> totally differnt coding style ...
While I wouldn't do this (GCC is good about catching these mistakes
without requiring this oddity), it's basically acceptable.
(There is a large fuzzy area between "what I would do" and "what
I would reject a patch if it didn't do")
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