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Date:   Wed, 13 May 2020 07:07:15 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>
To:     Finn Thain <fthain@...egraphics.com.au>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Christophe Jaillet <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>
Subject: Re: net/sonic: Software evolution around the application of coding
 standards

> When the people who write and review the coding standards are the same
> people who write and review the code, the standards devolve (given the
> prevailing incentives).

A coding style is applied also for Linux software. This coding style
supports some alternatives for implementation details.
Deviations from the recommended style are occasionally tolerated.
But some developers care to improve the compliance with the current standard
at various source code places, don't they?

Regards,
Markus

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