Edit report at http://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=12271&edit=1

ID: 12271
Comment by: mkpear
Reported By: marijn at grecom dot nl
Summary: Don't strip all blank lines
Status: Assigned
Type: Feature/Change Request
Package: PHP_Beautifier
Operating System: Linux
Package Version: 0.1.13
PHP Version: 5.2.3
Assigned To: clbustos
New Comment:

Nice, we'd like to see this fixed as well.

This is a showstopper for us as we use whitespaces to clearify the


Previous Comments:

[2010-03-16 07:12:55] clbustos

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</div>First priority, boys!


[2009-10-17 00:46:19] harty83

YES!! My project director just decided to use this against all our
code and stripping out all the blank lines has me all in a tizzy. I
agree with the above statement that code all squashed together is not



[2009-04-21 22:35:34] mvanlamz

I agree that newlines should not be stripped. This is a total
deal-breaker for me. Code without blank lines is not more beautiful.


[2008-09-12 15:40:33] sunsetbrew

I agree. The removal of all blank lines is very difficult to read.


[2008-01-09 17:19:38] mrich

Yes! I can't believe this option is not part of this package already;
while correcting indentation certainly helps make a code file more
readable, stripping out all the empty lines can make it worse than the
original! I agree there should be a way to preserve newlines in the file
and specify a maximum number of consecutive newlines (IE empty lines).


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