Re: Coding standards. (Was: Re: [PATCH] [2.5] Non-blocking write can block)

From: Eli Carter (
Date: Mon Jun 09 2003 - 12:33:01 EST

Davide Libenzi wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, [iso-8859-1] J?rn Engel wrote:
>>In the case of the kernel, there is quite a bit of horrible coding
>>style. But a working device driver for some hardware is always better
>>that no working device driver for some hardware, and if enforcing the
>>coding style more results is scaring away some driver writers, the
>>style clearly loses.
> There's no such a thing as "horrible coding style", since coding style is
> strictly personal. Whoever try to convince you that one style is better
> than another one is simply plain wrong. Every reason they will give you to
> justify one style can be wiped with other opposite reasons. The only
> horrible coding style is to not respect coding standards when you work
> inside a project.

I beg to differ: ;)

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