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SubjectRe: Please fix or revert: [PATCH] checkpatch: add --strict tests for braces, comments and casts
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On Mon, 2012-04-16 at 22:26 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> 1) It's butt ugly and it violates every basic principle of
> typography. Saving a line is often counter-productive, a
> well placed whitespace (vertical or horizontal) will often
> increase readability. Key is good balance.

True enough.

> If you don't "see" it as ugly it's simply because your brain
> is not wired up to see 3D/2D geometry as a significant
> source of information. A significant portion (I'd
> guesstimate a narrow majority) of kernel hackers *does* see
> 2D/3D layout details in code and finds inconsistencies in
> them counterproductive.

I believe there's an empty hat somewhere that must
have produced this email.

I rather doubt anyone "sees" 3d geometries out of
a coding style. Otherwise, cite please...



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