[Project_owners] Programming guidelines for extensions and add-ons

Brian King brian at mozdev.org
Sat Sep 10 13:15:46 EDT 2005

Michael Vincent wrote:
> I'm asked to have a look at several extensions because they didn't work 
> (and I also fixed a few dozen of errors in them) and I was wondering if 
> there aren't any guidelines for extension developers that put up their 
> extensions/add-ons on mozdev.org
> I've seen the most ugly looking style nits by now, some of which I'm 
> sure I'm also guilty of, so that's why I ask. Yes, I want to improve 
> myself and make my code look better to improve the readability of it.
> *Let us stop spaghetti coding on mozdev.org*
> What do you think? Flame away if you like/want ;)

It might be a good idea to put up a coding guidelines document, but I 
don't believe we can enforce any such thing.

Brian King
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