[rspec-users] Coding standards and whitespace
win at wincent.com
Tue Jul 31 17:18:51 EDT 2007
El 31/7/2007, a las 22:48, aslak hellesoy escribió:
> The root Rakefile has a task :fix_cr_lf which I ran a while ago to fix
> newlines in .rb files. Perhaps it can be improved to scan over more
> files, and replace \t with ' ' too?
> I'll see what I can do.
Sounds like a good idea. I would suggest that \t should be replaced
with ' ' only if it is in the leading whitespace for a line; if it
is elsewhere in the line it is probably being (mis)used for alignment
and it's probably better to just print a warning showing the filename
and then you'd have to visually inspect it as a straight
transliteration might not be right (it might be equivalent to one
space, not two).
I think it's also worth looking for trailing whitespace as it is
almost always an mistake which apports neither semantic meaning nor
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