"Guidelines are not commandments. Their goal is simply to help programmers write well." – Richard Johnson, MATLAB Programming Style Guidelines

"Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance." – Sam Brown

"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." – Albert Einstein

Maintainers of this style guide: Bolko Beutner (2757), Lars Fröhlich (3857)

Motivation & Generalities