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Date: 2001-07-23 (07:52)
From: Luc Maranget <Luc.Maranget@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] indent 2
Ah, the good old days,...

> On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Pierre Weis wrote:
> > > On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, Alexander V. Voinov wrote:
> > > > Oh, if it were that simple. The pressure of the society may be much
> > > > stronger than the pressure of an external authority, which contrasts
> > > > itself to the society. Because the former penetrates deeper into one's
> > > > mentality. (Sorry for offtopic)
> > > 
> > > That's too deep for me, I'm just an American. 
  You should not be ashamed of it, after all you are a US Citizen
(or Resident...).

  No hay nigun problema, de toda manera Usted es Estadounidense.

> > 
> > I can't resist to cite this slogan that I learnt long time ago from
> > the chinese communists (I really do not remember if it were about Caml
> > programming guidelines or not):
> >  Always follow the party's line,
> >  but don't be afraid to swim against the main stream.
> Is four spaces not following the party's line, or is it just swimmming
> against the main stream? 
  No trouble, dialectics tells us that the party's line may or may not
coincide with the main stream. As a wanna be party ideologist I would
say that  four spaces is swimming against the main stream.

> > [...]
> > > It seems that the Caml community mostly indents by two spaces, so if 
> > > you'd like to be a good neighbor you should do so as well. No one will 
> > > shun you if you refuse and use four spaces, and your code will still 
> > > be readable. Well, OK, I'll shun you, but probably noone else :-).
> > 
> > I will shun you also, but probably nobody else.
> Hey, we may be onto something with this shunning thing...
> > Oh yes, now I remember,
> > for indentation the chinese slogan was:
> > 
> >  Consistenly use one or two extra spaces when indenting,
> >  but fill free to indent as you like it.
  That's enligtning. Great example of the party's leadership
and wisdom. Long life to president Weis.

  More seriously, two spaces indentation is harmony. But the weather
^^ (one, two)
in Rocquencourt is two smooth and we lack manpower, so that organizing a
camp here for dissidents is not possible. Sorry, you are on your own.


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