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Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:20:06 +0200
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 56/79] docs: Documentation/*.txt: rename all ReST
 files to *.rst

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 07:11:58PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> I know I'm an odd duck; but no. They're _less_ accessible for me, as
> both a reader and author. They look 'funny' when read as a text file
> (the only way it makes sense to read them; I spend 99% of my time on a
> computer looking at monospace text interfaces; mutt, vim and console, in
> that approximate order).

+1

It is probably fine to stare at them here
https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/ and the end result is good
for showing them in browsers but after this conversion, it is
getting more and more painful to work with those files. For example,
Documentation/x86/x86_64/mm.txt we use a lot. I'd hate it if I had to go
sort out rest muck first just so that I can read it.

I think we can simply leave some text files be text files and be done
with it.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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