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Date:   Wed, 14 Aug 2019 10:37:59 +0300
From:   Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>, Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
Cc:     Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard@...tlin.com>,
        Jonathan Neuschäfer 
        <j.neuschaefer@....net>, dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@...nel.org>,
        Sean Paul <sean@...rly.run>
Subject: Re: Best practice for embedded code samles? [Was: drm/drv: Use // for comments in example code]

On Tue, 13 Aug 2019, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net> wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:32:15 +0200
> Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org> wrote:
>
>> I wonder if there is a better way to embed a code sample
>> than reverting to // style comments.
>> 
>> As the kernel do not like // comments we should try to avoid them in
>> examples.
>
> If you're embedding a code sample *into a code comment* then I suspect
> this is about as good as it gets.  The alternative is to put it in as a
> plain literal text block.  That would lose the syntax highlighting; I
> think that's an entirely bearable cost, but others seem to feel
> differently about it.

Not really a Sphinx limitation, is it? You can't embed a /* */ block
comment within a /* */ block comment anyway, Sphinx or not.

BR,
Jani.

-- 
Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Graphics Center

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