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Date:   Sun, 16 Aug 2020 10:56:53 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <>
To:     Michael Witten <>,
        Masahiro Yamada <>,
        Michal Marek <>
Cc:     Cong Wang <>,
        Johannes Weiner <>,
        Sam Ravnborg <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Makefile: Yes. Finally remove

On Sun, 2020-08-16 at 16:35 +0000, Michael Witten wrote:
> Requiring every declaration to be at the top of a block is an
> antiquated, vestigial naivete from a time when C was just a
> glorified abstraction over conventional patterns in assembly
> programming.

I rather prefer block declarations instead of
sprinkling declarations around with code.

> We are not just programming anymore. We are now encoding our
> very thoughts, and thus we need this expressiveness in order
> to capture those thoughts with sufficient clarity.

So how does this removal have anything to do with
expressiveness and clarity?

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