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Date:   Sat, 4 Jul 2020 14:14:16 -0700
From:   Olof Johansson <>
To:     Dan Williams <>
Cc:     Linus Torvalds <>,
        ksummit <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,,
        Chris Mason <clm@...clm>
Subject: Re: [Ksummit-discuss] [PATCH] CodingStyle: Inclusive Terminology

On Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 1:19 PM Dan Williams <> wrote:
> Recent events have prompted a Linux position statement on inclusive
> terminology. Given that Linux maintains a coding-style and its own
> idiomatic set of terminology here is a proposal to answer the call to
> replace non-inclusive terminology.
> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <>
> Cc: Kees Cook <>
> Signed-off-by: Chris Mason <clm@...clm>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <>

I'm happy to support this, I agree with the general approach as well
as the motivations thereof.

At your discretion, feel free to add:

Signed-off-by: Olof Johansson <>

Or Acked-by, or whatever other label you prefer to use to show
agreement and support.


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