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

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 18:58:28 EST

David Brownell <david-b@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> > > Let's kill it, please. (i.e., ACK)
>> >
>> > But ... why? What value could needless parens provide?
>> Who says that needless parens could provide value?
> Jean, which is why he submitted the patch.
> You, implicitly, by acking a patch saying those parens are bad.
> But not me ... I don't think this patch is merge-worthy.

Would also add rules like "don't put parens around the word device"
etc? There are countless silly things one could do, and we can't
explicitly prohibit all of them.

Måns Rullgård

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