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SubjectRe: Cosmetic Changes: ensuring decency of the Linux Kernel Source.
On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> I did a grep of the kernel for the "f-word" and to my surprize, found
> plenty...
>
> As English is not my first language I cannot insist with any degree of
> certainty that this is not acceptable but, just in case, I attached the
> list of files that someone more literate than me might want to
> "spell-check".
>
> My deepest and sincere apologies if this offends someone - my intention
> is only improvement of Linux in any way, however minor it may seem :)

Have you ever written a driver for crappy hardware that doesn't obey it's
specs? If yes, you should understand why people use the f-word in the comments.

Greetings,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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