INN 2.4.1 urgent release

bill davidsen davidsen at
Thu Jan 8 15:20:42 UTC 2004

In article <878ykj5h6v.fsf at>,
Russ Allbery  <rra at> wrote:
| dsr <dsr+inn at> writes:
| > Some people don't like it, but our experience is that it saves trouble
| > later when someone decides to add to the if block.
| Yeah, I'm old and set in my ways and find the additional vertical
| whitespace makes it harder for me to see what's going on, but there are
| certainly advantages to always including the curlies as well.

  I generally use braces if the object of the if doesn't fit on the
same line. Having it all on one line makes it obvious it's not a block.
Some people like the left brace on a line by itself, although I'm not
one of them.

| Python solves this problem the right way, avoiding the ambiguity without
| requiring that the code expand vertically.

So does bash, by forcing use if then-fi ;-)

| -- 
| Russ Allbery (rra at             <>
bill davidsen <davidsen at>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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