[gdal-dev] Re: OGR Driver for Norwegian SOSI standard

Mateusz Łoskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Nov 18 16:15:07 EST 2011

On 17 November 2011 21:31, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
>  o RFC 8 on coding guidelines and such is *not* adopted and
>    in any event it would be advisory and I would not try to apply
>    it to essentially external code.

I assumed the issue is with driver code, which is proposed to be
included in GDAL.

>  o Code with names and comments in Norwegian, or any
>    non-English language is going to be harder to support.

That's what I meant.

>    If it just works this might not matter, and if there is a developer
>    who does understand it who is willing to support it that is great.

...people come and go, but code stays.

>    I would not be inclined to exclude code just because the
>    comments and variables are in a different language  -
>    particularly in a driver where expectations are often more relaxed
>    than in the core.


> From my perspective, I'm inclined to take a fairly relaxed
> view of code standards and other requirements on driver
> code.

Thanks for clarification

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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