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    SubjectRe: CFD: (was [PATCH] Standard indentation of arguments)
    2008/5/21 Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>:
    > On Wed, 21 May 2008 23:45:22 +0400
    > Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@gmail.com> wrote:
    >
    >> Anrew, Randy, you just wrote KernelNewbiesGuide I think ;) There are
    >> lot of internet sites which could help with what-to-do, and linux-mm.org
    >> and kernel.bugzilla.org and more BUT what I've tried to say is that we
    >> really have such document inside kernel tree (it could be really short)
    >> like:
    >>
    >> Which patches are not good for sending to LKML
    >> ----------------------------------------------
    >>
    >> - Plain whitespace cleanup
    >>
    >> Some rules just *known* only if you have an experience in LKML mailing
    >> but if someone is sending _first_ patch he ever made he just doesn't know
    >> that. That is all. So we need not a link to some inet resource BUT written
    >> in file inside of kernel tree. But that is just my (personal) opinion.
    >
    > Yes, a general GettingStarted document would probably be useful.
    > It would hopefully have more what-to-do content than what-not-to-do.

    I'm in the process of trying to write an initial draft of just such a
    document right now. I'll post it once I'm a bit more done (gimme an
    hour or two).

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