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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:02:32 +0100
From:   Charles Keepax <ckeepax@...nsource.cirrus.com>
To:     Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>
CC:     Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au>,
        "linux-gpio@...r.kernel.org" <linux-gpio@...r.kernel.org>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Frank Rowand <frowand.list@...il.com>,
        Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@...dia.com>,
        "Charles Keepax" <ckeepax@...nsource.wolfsonmicro.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Russell Currey <ruscur@...sell.cc>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gpio: Fix loose spelling

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:38:05AM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 4:57 AM, Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au> wrote:
> 
> > Literally.
> >
> > I expect "lose" was meant here, rather than "loose", though you could feasibly
> > use a somewhat uncommon definition of "loose" to mean what would be meant by
> > "lose": "Loose the hounds" for instance, as in "Release the hounds".
> > Substituting in "value" for "hounds" gives "release the value", and makes some
> > sense, but futher substituting back to loose gives "loose the value" which
> > overall just seems a bit anachronistic.
> >
> > Instead, use modern, pragmatic English and save a character.
> >
> > Cc: Russell Currey <ruscur@...sell.cc>
> > Signed-off-by: Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au>
> 
> Patch applied as obviously correct.
> 

Indeed yes very sorry for that one, for some reason I have always
had a massive blind spot for those two words. You really wouldn't
think English was my first language.

Thanks,
Charles

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