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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.x, 2.4.x ...] very small
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On Friday 21 February 2003 16:08, you wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, javaman wrote:
> > A very small patch (my first patch :-) for Documentation/spinlocks.txt:
> > it replace "IFF" with "IF" ;-)
>
> The IFF is just a way of saying "if and only if". So it's not actually a
> typo, it's just that some of the kernel people probably took a few too
> many courses in mathematics and their English-language skills were
> impacted by it.
>
> Linus

... sorry, I'm Italian and my English isn't very well ;-)
next time I'll look at http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?va=XX

BYE,
Paolo
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