Blank lines in theme files, taste great or less filling? (4 posts)

  1. willibrown
    Posted 9 years ago #

    No really, they bug me. But I see them in EVERY theme. Aren't they 'weight' albeit marginal? And in most themes I see 2 or 3 at a time, what gives? Uggh! One or two, here or there to delineate sections of code or styles, okay... bah! Enough.

    I noticed there weren't no mention of them in the coding standards doc over in the development section...

    What is quality?

  2. yosemite
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Quality is how we rate what we perceive, conceive. Didn't you ever read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Mechanics? Sheesh.

    Empty lines often come from Mac/Unix/PC having different interpretations and handling of same. In a perfect world, blah, blah blah.

    Bottom line is they prolly were not there when the person wrote the theme, although double-spacing is used by some for readability.

  3. willibrown
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Motorcycle "Maintenance"! Which actually ties in nicely with readability.


  4. yosemite
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Touche! *bows*

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