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SubjectRe: Extraneous whitespace removal?
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 04:42:18AM -0600, Jeremy M. Dolan wrote:

[snip]

> - Yes, I am pretty pedantic to propose a 19M patch that doesn't *DO*
> anything.

While I really like the idea with this patch, I'm 100% certain that
Linus would not, under any circumstances, accept this patch.

I suggest that we instead force everyone to program with:

syntax on
let c_space_errors=1

(Or equivalent Emacs/[insert favourite editor here]-setting instead)

While at it, force people to read linux/Documentation/CodingStyle
and make them adhere to it.

Of course, I guess this is a free world (yeah, right) and everyone
should have the right to code in their own way, but I'd wish that people
at least could be consistent when indenting/spacing/bracing/whatever,
and when patching other people's code, also follow the already set
standard of that file instead of introducing a new one...


/David Weinehall [yup, I know everyone will hate me for this...]
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