Thursday, November 04, 2004

Larry Osterman on Coding Conventions

So it's utterly critical, if you're working on a project that uses ad-hoc coding standards that you adopt your coding style to match the code. The future maintainers of the code will thank you for it. Even if your project has strict coding standards, the instant you have to deal with legacy code, you MUST adopt the coding standard of the original author of the code, even if it doesn't match your groups standards.

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