Re: [PATCH] CodingStyle: Printing numbers in parentheses is fine

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 16:15:58 EST

On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 11:53:06 -0700 David Brownell wrote:

> > From randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx Sat Sep 29 11:40:17 2007
> >
> > Let's kill it, please. (i.e., ACK)
> But ... why? What value could needless parens provide?

Who says that needless parens could provide value?

> "Yet Another Subtle And Hard To Fix Source Of Bloat" is
> not a plus.

ISTM that we agree.

> I'd kind of think a change like this should have some
> positive motivation.

"Me, I agree that numbers in parens don't usually make sense for
kernel messages."

It's too trivial to be included in CodingStyle.

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