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SubjectRe: Remain Calm: Designated initializer patches for 2.5
David S. Miller wrote:
> From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 23:32:35 -0700
>
> As far as I could tell, *ALL* of these changes broke text alignment in
> columns. It would have been a lot better if they had maintained
> spacing; I find the new code much more cluttered and hard to read.
>
> I have to admit that I hate the new syntax too. The GCC syntax is
> so much nicer.

The C99 syntax actually has some advantages (I believe it lets you
initialize array elements in a saner way), but my complaint had to do
with the fact that whitespace for alignment wasn't preserved.

-hpa

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