Re: Using Arrays and Collections

From: (Stefan Ram)
21 Mar 2007 22:13:21 GMT
"Chris Uppal" <> writes:

It's dead certain that I'll never use the vile Sun-style layout
in Usenet posts. My reasons are -- in my considered opinion --
more than sufficient. Why should Stefan see the matter any
differently ?

  Sometimes, it is difficult to tell whether you are doing the
  right thing in spite of a crowd of mislead people trying to
  lead you astray or whether you are doing the wrong thing in
  spite of a crowd of fine people trying to show you the way: In
  both cases you find yourself on the other side, and no general
  rule (such as ?Always ignore criticism.? or ?Always do as the
  crowd.?) is always right.

  If I am writing code as an employee, I surely will have to
  follow the employers coding conventions. In the Usenet, I am
  writing in my leisure and solely for my personal fun. So, in
  this case, I feel free to format the source code as I please.

  However, I do not whish to offend anyone. If my newsreader
  would be able to automatically reformated included source
  code to Sun's Convention when sending a posting, I would
  enable this, to please people. But not having this, I do
  not want to do extra effort.

  Here are quotations of people with some trust in ?their way?:

      ?And do it your's the only way.?
    Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Tarkus

      ?There are so many people, and I can't please
      them all, so I better might please nobody?
    Bob Dylan (from my memory, can't find the source)

      ?If I had a motto, it would probably be herd thither, me hither.?
    Erik Naggum

      ?I think the most important characteristic of an
      entrepeneur is that they're going to do it whether you
      give them permission or not.?
    Eric Schmidt

  But then, the last attribute might also apply to a criminal.

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