On Jan 3, 2014, at 8:28 PM, Geoffrey Garen <gga...@apple.com> wrote: >> However I also feel the "harm" here is debatable enough that people working >> on/reviewing the code should make decisions instead of there being a project >> level dictate. It is a new thing, the appropriate usage hasn't yet settled >> and people should be allowed to experiment. > > The experiment has been going on for some time now. We have over 1000 unique > uses of “auto” in the codebase. I think it’s time to clarify and collect what > we’ve learned. > > One reason I’m eager to produce a guideline is the patches I’ve seen Andreas > writing. A whole new kind of pointer in one of the most error-prone pointer > areas of our codebase (as measured by security exploits) deserves a clear > guideline for readability and understandability.
I agree that RenderPtr<T> should be used explicitly instead of auto at this time. I’ll adjust the code. -Andreas _______________________________________________ webkit-dev mailing list email@example.com https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev