Re: CFD: (was [PATCH] Standardindentation of arguments)

From: Theodore Tso
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 08:11:23 EST

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 06:32:06AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 01:50:37AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Oh, what a marvellous way to encourage new contributors that was. Thank
> > you so much.
> >
> > For the record: Al speaks only for himself and a lack of expressed
> > disagrement from others should not be taken as agreement.
> But I'd like to second the opinion. This is getting a little too far.
> We should rather try to at least enforce very basic standards a lot of
> the crap shoved in doesn't follow instead of wanking around about exact
> placement of whitespaces.

The real question is whether people who are wanking about whitespace
and spelling fixes in comments will graduate to writing real, useful
patches. If they won't, there's no point to encouraging them.

- Ted
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