Re: Question about style when converting from K&R to ANSI C.

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Tue Jun 03 2003 - 10:16:17 EST

On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 04:44:05PM +0200, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
> The footnote was a non-native language speakers' attempt at self-irony.
> If normal people think about development environments beyond vi, they
> would consider VisualStudio an improvement. Or eclipse.
> Trust me, "whitespace" or "tabs" are the smallest of your problems
> there.
> Ah well, silly me, trying humour on LKLM. ;-)
> Regards
> Henning

We're not normal people. We're UNIX kernel hackers. We often do things
in crusty old ways.

Dead serious. Mandating emacs and/or some UNIX-based Visual C++
workalike in order to cope with utter garbage code formatting is not
going to fly.

-- wli
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