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Date:	Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:05:55 -0800
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	"Williams, Mitch A" <mitch.a.williams@...el.com>
Cc:	"Brown, Aaron F" <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>,
	"davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"gospo@...hat.com" <gospo@...hat.com>,
	"sassmann@...hat.com" <sassmann@...hat.com>,
	"Brandeburg, Jesse" <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [net-next 05/14] i40evf: fix up strings in init task

On Fri, 2014-02-14 at 23:53 +0000, Williams, Mitch A wrote:
> With regard to periods on the end of log messages,
> is this a hard rule?

No.

>  The grammar pedant in me likes to see periods on the end of sentences,

Opinions vary.

I think kernel logging output lines aren't sentences
and are just notifications that don't need periods.

If you look at a normal log, there are relatively few
entries with periods.

For instance, my current dmesg:

$ dmesg | wc -l
1568
$ dmesg | grep "[^\.]\.$" | wc -l
84


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