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CFD: (was [PATCH] Standard indentation of arguments)

From:  Al Viro <>
Subject:  CFD: (was [PATCH] Standard indentation of arguments)
Date:  Wed, 21 May 2008 09:34:13 +0100
Message-ID:  <>
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This is a call for discussion for new maillist on vger.

List name:

Rationale: the need for such list has been demonstrated during the last few
months by rapid increase in the amount of traffic topical for such list
(and completely unrelated to any kind of kernel development) misposted on
linux-kernel.  A separate list dedicated to this kind of self-gratification
would hopefully
	* reduce the gag reflex among the l-k readers
	* provide a forum where such activity could be indulged in comfort
and safety from mocking
	* in cases inspiring Ingo's theory of spontaneous onset of sanity,
shield the emerging sentients from the prejudice created by their previous

Exhibit A:

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 01:58:48PM +0800, Jianjun Kong wrote:
> Standard indentation of arguments.
> I use right blank space to displace the last table, in order to make the arguments alining. For
> old:
> extern void test_fun(struct list_head *new,
> 			struct list_head *prev,
> 			struct list_head *next);
> new:
> extern void test_fun(struct list_head *new,
> 		     struct list_head *prev,
> 		     struct list_head *next);

Further examples can be trivially found in l-k archives and will be provided
on demand.

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