Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    
Browse thread
Re: [Caml-list] indent 2
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: -- (:)
From: Markus Mottl <markus@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] indent 2
On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Pierre Weis wrote:
> Personnaly, I use one space with some exceptions for 2 spaces
> indentation (which is inconsistent, I know it!) for reasons that are
> explained in the Caml programming guidelines. (In short, I write
> 2 spaces to align the |'s in the pattern matchings of function
> definitions:

Always eager to improve the syntactic beauty of my sources, I wondered
how this indentation style looks like so I peeked at the implementation
of the Format-module, which seems to be written by you.

Indeed, this style is obviously very coherent: one can find anything
from 1, 2 to 4 spaces of indentation consistently applied throughout
the whole file, e.g.:

  let add_queue x q =
   let c = Cons {head = x; tail = Nil} in
   ...

  let pp_print_as state n s =
    if state.pp_curr_depth < state.pp_max_boxes
    ...

  let pp_print_newline state () =
      pp_flush_queue state true; state.pp_flush_function ()
      ...

The rules can be easily inferred: one space if the function body starts
with a "let", two if it starts with "if" and four in any other case.

Is it this kind of consistency you mean in the Programming Guidelines? :-)

Best regards,
Markus Mottl

  P.S.: Sorry for my sarcasm! As usual I couldn't resist... ;)

-- 
Markus Mottl                                             markus@oefai.at
Austrian Research Institute
for Artificial Intelligence                  http://www.oefai.at/~markus
-------------------
Bug reports: http://caml.inria.fr/bin/caml-bugs  FAQ: http://caml.inria.fr/FAQ/
To unsubscribe, mail caml-list-request@inria.fr  Archives: http://caml.inria.fr