XQuery Style ConventionsFrank Cohen fcohen at rainingdata.com
Mon Oct 24 08:36:05 PDT 2005
I'm going to convert the doc to html this week and publish to the group. -Frank On Oct 22, 2005, at 6:07 PM, Liam Quin wrote: > On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 08:30:22PM +0100, McBeath, Darin W (ELS- > AMS) wrote: > >> The developers at xqDoc.org would like your feedback on our draft >> version of >> "XQuery Style Conventions". >> >> When the document is finalized, we plan on making this document >> freely >> available on the xqDoc web site. In the interim, the draft >> version of the >> "XQuery Style Conventions" can be found here: >> http://xqdoc.org/xquery-style.doc >> > > I read this in OpenOffice (Microsoft hasn't released Office on > Linux yet) but the occasional grey box suggests to me that the > indenting didn't translate properly. > > Once you have a proper validating XHTML version :-) (or even > PDF) in its final resting place, I can add a link to it from > www.w3.org/XML/Query/ if you like. > > On: > if (e) > then y() > else z() > vs: > if (e) then > y() > else > z() > > I think it's partly what you're used to, and partly how you > interpret the XQuery scoping rules. I tend to use > if (e) > then > y() > else > z() > especially if e is complex (e.g. spans several lines) so that > the "then" isn't lost; similarly > for $i in e > let $j := e2, > $k := e3 > where > something or other > probably involving > $j and $k > return > something else > > but I also think all that really matters is > (1) clear indication of nesting using space, > (2) being consistent > (3) using 8-character tab stops as God intended. > > OK, kidding on the last one :-) > > Liam > > -- > > _______________________________________________ > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > >
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