5 replies on “Did you know we have a style guide?”
When do we get the lint or JSHydra or whatever tool to automatically tell us the errors?
“Use \uXXXX unicode escapes for non-ASCII characters. The character set for XUL, DTD, script, and properties files is UTF-8 which is not easily readable.”
That has me confused. Are you (as in: Mozilla) really claiming hexadecimal references to Unicode code points are more readable than the actual characters they represent?
I honestly don’t know the reasoning there. You’d have to ask in mozilla.dev.platform.
Ah, right, there is a style guide. I remember seeing it around the time I started with Mozilla. Then I learned the simple rule “just follow the style of the file your are changing” and forgot about it…
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