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Let me caveat my answer by saying that consistency is one of those things that can clearly be overdone. Enforcing consistent brace style is good because it aids in readability and is easily enforced programmatically. Enforcing that people include brackets for if/for/while is good because it prevents bugs. Enforcing an architectural pattern or naming scheme ...


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You sound very close-minded on the subject (and I say that as someone who agrees with you that consistency is important). Approaching your team-mates with such an attitude is very unlikely to sway them. Find ways to hold the conversation which allow all of you to open your minds, to find a mutually agreeable solution. If you can't open your mind to their ...


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They will keep doin what actually works (for them) and they will hold this situation as long as they can. I have seen people writing url's into google's input-field, they keep doin it because it works for them. You should explain them a situation where a critical action is not save with inconsistense. Get them in a situation they can not hold ...


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If that is truly your situation (you are the only one) then you may as well give up working on that problem as you will just be labelled a Ranter. That doesn't mean you should stop working towards standards and consistency. You should make damn sure your code is consistent and as close to perfect as possible. Then whenever they look at your code and find ...



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