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From Peter Donald <>
Subject RE: Update of ejb jar for borland app server
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2001 01:49:37 GMT
At 11:13  20/4/01 +1000, Conor MacNeill wrote:
>> From: Peter Donald []
>> At 04:48  19/4/01 +0200, MOUSSAUD Benoît wrote:
>> >i dont know if i use the Jakarta coding style... where can i find them ?
>> Jakarta does not have a style as such. Ant mostly uses suns style
>> guidelines. Other projects use other styles (MS/BSD/Minix/etc).
>I thought Jakarta does have a style. Check here
>where it says
>The Java Code Conventions
>This Sun document specifies the de-facto standard way of formatting Java
>code. All code written for this project must follow these conventions.

Words are worthless unless backed up by actions ;) As soon as jakarta the
project got other codebases (other than the ones donated from Sun) it was

>I think we need to provide an addendum (or is that a corrigendum), since
>there are some plainly silly things in that document. If I get time, I'll
>try to put one together. 

excellent ! ;)

>My main point for Benoît related to brace placement.

even that is not consistent across projects ;) (BSD vs Minix vs K&R)



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