[openstack-dev] [all] Using \ for multiline statements

John Villalovos openstack.org at sodarock.com
Fri Dec 23 21:28:00 UTC 2016

On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 1:11 PM, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:

> I think this is the most important point. We have automated style tools.
> Humans should not be doing code review on code style. Humans should be
> doing code review on logic and intent and whether a design is a good
> idea or whether their colleague may have missed an error case or what
> have you.
> We have tools for enforcing things like tests running and code style
> conforming. Let the tools do their job so the humans can focus on being
> human.
I'll somewhat disagree. If code style impacts code readability then I think
it is useful to review that. I don't want unreadable code to land because
the automated style checkers don't complain. Basically use common sense.

This passes code style checks:
    if 'f'\
            == \
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