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Well thats not entirely correct. K&R look like that for if, while, and for statements. For functions it look like Allman. Like this:
What you probably are referring to is the True Bracket Style. (1TBS)
zotigapo8342ySo what does Compiler understands?🤣
NaCl12yI think it has to do with the first code language that you are introduced to. I started with Delphi 7 and we were forced to follow Allman for those four years. So now anything else just feels wrong.
devios159992yI can read either.
I use both K&R and 1TBS. It depends on which programming language I am using. For C I always use K&R and for Java I only use 1TBS.
The one I can't stand is the GNU one. It's so horrible.
Allman for life dont @ me
I'm in the "it's what you learned initially" boat. For me, it's TBS all the way (from early c, c++ days). IMO, it's so much easier to visually identify matching brackets.
As a Haskell dev:
What are brackets? What are tabs? What are 4 spaces? What are semicolons? What is readability? What is existence? Why is my cognac glass empty?
@austudo I'm neither poor nor innocent, but I am tormented.
GreenGirl112yAllman is clearly the best for readability.
'Seeing' scope as you scroll down makes it so much clearer.
Indenting isn't a problem with a half-decent IDE
But 1TBS / K&R is just vile to look at. The scopes are lost.
And I'm a C / C++ programmer. Never (would) touch Java, even with a shitty stick.
I'm now in macOS / iOS land, and I still want to punch whoever it was at Apple that forced 1TBS. I can't even get the damn IDE to adopt Allman.
But then my coding style is to have 3 blank lines between every method / function and have all grouped assignments vertically justified.