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    SubjectRe: Please fix or revert: [PATCH] checkpatch: add --strict tests for braces, comments and casts
    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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