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Date:   Fri, 1 May 2020 09:20:23 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,,
Cc:     LKML <>
Subject: Re: Improving documentation for programming interfaces

>> I propose to encode helpful information into macro calls as needed
>> for the C programming language.
> On the "benefits" side of the equation, is there are ways in which it
> will directly benefit the kernel developers who will need to review
> the patches and review the annotations, that can be demonstrated
> immediately?  Not in some abstract way, or "when I my research work is
> completed", but a very concrete way that will be obvious to those of
> us who are still not completely convinced?

Would any contributors like to clarify further possibilities around
the application of source code annotation languages?


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