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    SubjectRe: Remain Calm: Designated initializer patches for 2.5
    David S. Miller wrote:
    > From: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
    > 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.


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