Re: [PATCH] 0/3 coding standards documentation/code updates

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 23:36:20 EST

On Sat, 29 Sep 2007, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> I kind of meant the *maintainers* couldn't whine about things not in
> CodingStyle ;)

No, I understood you.

I'm personally of the opinion that the automated style checking, and
having detailed rules is always a mistake.

It's *much* better to teach people the big things. And the small things
will vary from person to person _anyway_, so it's not like you can really
document them.

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