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SubjectRe: GPLONLY kernel symbols???
Richard Gooch wrote:
>
> Alexander Viro writes:
> > On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > > Alexander Viro writes:
> > > > On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > > > > Dave Jones writes:
> > > > > > How about running mtrr.c & devfs code through scripts/Lindent
> > > > > > sometime btw?
> > > > >
> > > > > That would be a step backwards: I wouldn't be able to read my own code
> > > > > then.
> > > >
> > > > You mean that you are unable to read any of the core kernel source?
> > > > That would explain a lot...
> > >
> > > Were you born rude, or did you have to practice it?
> >
> > Excuse me? You've just stated that you are unable to read the code
> > in style enforced by Lindent. kernel/*.c, mm/*.c, fs/*.c and large
> > part of fs/*/*.c _are_ in that style. I've asked you a perfectly
> > legitimate (and obvious) question: "does it imply what it seems to
> > imply?" What's rude about that?
>
> Are you being deliberately obtuse? Your "that would explain a lot"
> comment is an obvious insult.

The insult is adequate to the coding style in question.
And they are right: multi statement lines and such is really crap.

> Al, I'm really tired of your snide comments. You've been hostile and
> making personal attacks for years now. You've been rude and insulting
> to other people on this list as well. Even if you don't care how
> childish it appears, just save us all the bandwidth. We don't want to
> play that game with you.

Speak for yourself. I enyoj the comments for one.

> And I don't care to discuss this further. I know what your two
> possible reactions are:
> - you're not being rude (uh, yeah, right)
> - it doesn't matter as long as your technical points are correct (I'm
> just quoting you there) (BTW: you're not infallible either).

Just the frequency is somehow lower...
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