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    SubjectRe: Trailing periods in kernel messages
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    On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 21:07 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > I missed the context on this one. So this is checking for periods at
    > > the end of messages for printk's. We would need something a little
    > > cleverer to ensure we are only checking the contents of the string. But
    > > eminently doable.
    > >
    > > /me plays
    > >
    > > Ok, yes this seems ok. Have added it for 0.13.
    >
    > Please remove it.
    >
    > The kernel printk messages are sentences. English language sentences end
    > with a full stop. They are messages printed up for normal human beings to
    > read and they should therefore be properly written.

    Documentation/Coding Style

    Chapter 13: Printing kernel messages

    Kernel messages do not have to be terminated with a period.




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