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    SubjectRe: Trailing periods in kernel messages (was: [PATCH 6/6] tick: add a missing dot in prink)
    On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:20:18 +0100 Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:

    > Well, for one it needlessly increases the size of log files.
    > It also IMO just looks weird to have a trailing period only for some
    > messages and it certainly is completely inappropriate for messages like:

    I'll confess to stealthily deleting some of those periods when nobody is looking.
    I don't find them to have any value and they do have some cost, including screen
    real estate at the source-code level.
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