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Date:	Mon, 30 Nov 2009 20:39:55 +0100
From:	Jarek Poplawski <>
To:	Alan Cox <>
CC:	William Allen Simpson <>,
	Linux Kernel Developers <>,
	Linux Kernel Network Developers <>
Subject: Re: warning: massive change to conditional coding style in net?

Alan Cox wrote, On 11/30/2009 02:54 PM:

>>> Miller (with Perches) changed hundreds (thousands?) of these to
>>> trailing form.  This results in a number of hilarious examples --
>>> lines with both leading and trailing, lines with only &&, etc.  A
>>> small sample for illustration:
>> Yes, it's even enough to make a grown man laugh....
> IMHO for left to right languages dangly bits want to be on the right,
> because that is where your eyes are when you hit the end of the previous
> line, so the dangly bit is already in your line of vision and probably
> even in focus.

Of course this is right. Plus "IMHO" "habit is the second nature", so
riding the same side of the road helps, even if it's the wrong side. ;-)

Jarek P.

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