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    SubjectRe: RFC: /proc key naming consistency
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    Followup to:  <20020213030047.8B1FB2257B@www.webservicesolutions.com>
    By author: Mark Swanson <swansma@yahoo.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    >
    > Notice the space between "cpu" and "MHz", or "cpu" and "family" yet there is
    > no space between "fdiv" and "bug" (_).
    >
    > The reason I think NOT using a space is a good idea because it makes life
    > easier for developers parsing /proc entries. Specifically, Java developers
    > could use /proc/cpuinfo as a property file, but the space in the 'key' breaks
    > java.util.Properties.load().
    >

    When I and Dan Quinlan submitted the cleanup for this we used _
    everywhere. Unfortunately some other people not just added keys with
    spaces, but gracefully "corrected" our "mistakes"...

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