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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] PCI MMConfig: Share what's shareable.
On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 06:03:17PM +0200, Muli Ben-Yehuda wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 04:53:36PM +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
>
> > # git grep '//' -- '*.c' |fgrep -v 'http://' |wc -l
> > 14333
> >
> > You lost that war ages ago. Come join us in this millenia,
> > line-comments exist officially in C since 1999, and were supported
> > way before that.
>
> If I was bored, I might've counted how many /* */ style comments we
> had in the source,

426K or so.

> then used it to construct an elaborate argument why C++-style
> comments are evil and Conformance is Goodness, but I'm not, so I
> won't.

I've yet to see an actual technical argument against them. I find
them more readable by making it perfectly obvious what their
application range is, contrary to /* where you need to find the
closing */. But that's just me.

OG.
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