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SubjectRe: [RFC] Fix typos
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 17:16, Mike Frysinger <> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 16:08, Lucas De Marchi wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 17:00, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>> It looks good for Documentation/.
>>> And fixing typos is certainly something that we want to do in
>>> user-visible messages, like printk strings.
>> What about comments and code?
> i think it's useful to fix typos in those things, but this would def
> require a human to review things.  it might also be saner to start

I agree. This is me :-)

> with a whitelist of common typos (doesnt checkpatch have this ?)
> rather than doing it against a dictionary.

I'm running a script with a dictionary of common typos, not a "normal

> for example, we've committed a few drivers that used "platfrom" in
> their structure names when it should have been "platform".

I didn't have this typo, but I can add it as well.


Lucas De Marchi
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