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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/62] Remove unnecessary semicolons
On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 11:32:34 -0700 (PDT)
David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:

> From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
> Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 10:43:32 -0700
>
> > On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 10:16:05 -0700
> > Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On Sun, 2009-06-28 at 10:11 -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >> > can you improve your descriptions please?
> >> > to at least include the why for a change, not just the how and
> >> > what...
> >>
> >> Is any part of "Remove unnecessary semicolons" unclear?
> >>
> >> What would you prefer?
> >>
> >
> > your sentence addresses the what question, no the why question
> >
> I think you're going overboard in these requirements.
>
> Extraneous semi-colons dirty up the code, make it confusing and make
> hard to find bugs more likely to be present or (even worse) get added
> unintentionally in the future.

... and this sentence would have been a really good changelog.


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