not a question, just a fun thing with syntax_tools

Ulf Wiger etxuwig@REDACTED
Wed May 21 10:32:24 CEST 2003

On Wed, 21 May 2003, Bengt Kleberg wrote:

>does this mean i have finally found an argument to support
>not using emacs? :-)

While working at AXD 301, you are allowed to use any editor
(I know both vi and textedit have been used), as long as you
comply with the indentation rules in the Emacs Erlang mode.

There is even a design rule to this effect:

"Indentation shall be according to the Erlang mode for

(actually, this is part of a recommendation - not a rule -
outlining preferred coding style. It says other wise things
too, like "Comment on principles and ideas rather than
details. Never forget that bad programming practice cannot
be explained away. It must be rewritten." We stole that
last part from Joe.)

Ulf Wiger, Senior Specialist,
   / / /   Architecture & Design of Carrier-Class Software
  / / /    Strategic Product & System Management
 / / /     Ericsson AB, Connectivity and Control Nodes

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