Indentation Ventilation

Mon Apr 30, 2012

I need to vent, so just ignore this article.

Your formatting makes me want to puke.

For fuck's sake, when I ask questions about JavaScript or C, I don't bust out

lorem ipsum(dolor, sit) {
    amet = consectetur();
    adipiscing (elit) {
        Nulla_quis_purus = ac;
        arcu = consequat(consectetur(vitae(convallis,lacus)));}
    Aliquam { erat volutpat;}}

It's not as though it's difficult. Lisp is made of s-expressions, the only places where indentation gets ambiguous is in extended loop forms, and maybe one or two edge cases with lets. Just take the three minutes required to read the standard style, and stop pretending that you're showing us paren-using noble savages the proper way to waste vertical space.


I need some sleep.

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