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Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 18:58:43 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Coding Style

On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 08:58:42PM +0800, Kai Zhao wrote:
> Even though
> Kernel style states that "Never break user-visible strings such as printk
> messages even it exceeds column 80" , the can't find this
> problem, since the situation maybe complex. I think it would be better to
> manually review these strings.

FWIW, while I understand the rationale behind this rule, I dislike it.

It looks like I'm in the minority, so I won't object to this rule in
jumbo, but I'm not eager to introduce it in core.


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