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SubjectRe: Please fix or revert: [PATCH] checkpatch: add --strict tests for braces, comments and casts
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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:34:51 +0200

>
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>> If you don't "see" it as ugly it's simply because your brain
>> is not wired up to see 3D/2D geometry as a significant
>> source of information. A significant portion (I'd
>> guesstimate a narrow majority) of kernel hackers *does* see
>> 2D/3D layout details in code and finds inconsistencies in
>> them counterproductive.
>>
>> ( It's roughly the same distinction that makes some people
>> love the typographic layout of the iPhone/iPad while
>> others consider it unnecessary bling. )
>
> Another example are the recent Google+ layout changes. Those who
> don't see 2D details found it an unnecessary waste of screen
> real estate.
>
> To me and many others the new layout, while sparser, is actually
> noticeably less taxing to read, because information is
> structured in such a "geometrically obvious" way.

I guess us visual retards will have to find a new web site to
use then, thanks for the lesson Ingo.


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