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    SubjectRe: Trailing periods in kernel messages
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    On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 22:08 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > I do not believe "opinions" are relevant here. Relevant would be cites
    > from respected style guides (Fowlers, Oxford Guide To Style et al.) to
    > show they do not need a full stop.
    > I've not found one, but I am open to references.

    What exactly is a guide other than an opinion?
    I believe log entries are not exactly literature.
    How does Fowler's applies to logs?

    Other opinions/guides:

    For:
    http://nedbatchelder.com/text/log-style-guide.html
    (though note the use of "good examples" without periods)

    Against: (in lists)
    http://home.comcast.net/~garbl/stylemanual/kthrul.htm

    cheers, Joe



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