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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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