* Tom Lane (t...@sss.pgh.pa.us) wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
> > Fabien COELHO wrote:
> >> I find it annoying that "//" comments are not supported, or having to
> >> declare variables at the beginning of a block instead of when first used...
> > I think some c99 features would be nice (variadic macros for one), but
> > those particular two get a big "meh" from me.
> Yeah.  Personally, I'd want to continue the rule against // comments just
> as a matter of maintaining stylistic consistency.  Code that's got a
> random mishmash of // and /* comments looks messy, if you ask me.


> An alternative that would be worth considering is to adopt a uniform
> rule of // for line-ending comments and /* for all other uses.  We'd
> have to teach pgindent about that, and I dunno how hard that is.

I'm not sure it's worth the resulting mess.



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