On Mon, 9 June 2003 14:44:53 -0400, Timothy Miller wrote:
> But we have a practical goal in mind here. Not only does something have
> to WORK (compile to working machine code), but our grandchildren, using
> Linux 20.14.6 are going to have to be able to make sense out of what we
> wrote. Were it not for the fact that Linux is a collaborative project,
> we would not need these standards.
Nice picture. That implies that coding standards don't matter for
device drivers for some short-lived hardware like drivers/cdrom/ but
do a lot more for core code like mm/.
All right, let's stop beating the grass while there is still a shadow
of the dead horse remaining.
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