On 24/10/16 21:11, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * 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.
> +1


>> 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.

I think the current commenting style stylistically nicer.

  Petr Jelinek                  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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