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Re: [PATCH] manage dom-walk_data initialization and finalization with constructors and destructors

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 8:11 PM, Richard Sandiford
<> wrote:
> Michael Matz <> writes:
>> What's the benefit of reading and writing such noisy lines? :
>>       *out_mode = mode_;
>>       mode_ = GET_MODE_WIDER_MODE (mode_);
>>       count_++;
>> The uglification merely makes code harder to write and read, it should be
>> used in cases where you _don't_ want developers to write such names.
> Heh.  Since it's my code being used as the example here: I also find it
> very ugly FWIW.  I only added the underscores because that's what the
> conventions said.
> But we're never going to get consensus on this kind of thing.  E.g. I
> know some people really hate the GNU formatting style (although I very
> much like it).  So I just held my nose while writing the patch.

Btw, I've come around multiple coding-styles in the past and I definitely
would prefer m_mode / m_count to mark members vs. mode_ and count_.
(and s_XXX for static members IIRC).


> Thanks,
> Richard

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