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SubjectRe: RFC: Trailing blanks in source files
On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 12:51:34PM -0600, Joseph D. Wagner wrote:
> > It seems that many files [1] in the Linux source have lines with
> > trailing blank (space and tab) characters and some even have formfeed
> > characters. Obviously these blank characters aren't necessary.
>
> Actually, they are necessary.
>
> http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards_23.html
> http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards_24.html

Let me quote CodingStyle:

"First off, I'd suggest printing out a copy of the GNU coding standards,
and NOT read it. Burn them, it's a great symbolic gesture."

That's how much relevance GNU's coding standards have to the kernel.


Regards: David Weinehall
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