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Re: [PATCH] Kernel support for VESA Bios Extension

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Kernel support for VESA Bios Extension
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 20:55:05 +0200
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On Friday 15 July 2005 18:47, Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> > After the comment add a `.' and two spaces instead of one.  This is
> > true for all comments.
> Odd... Especially that two spaces. But I don't want to start another
> "war" with this ;)... So I try to adapt.

According to the GNU Coding Standards, two spaces are useful for Emacs to 
identify the end of a text. I myself do not see any problem without two 
spaces in Emacs, so I agree that it looks strange. But... this is what the 
GNU Coding Standards says, and I have no problem with this rule, so we follow 

> It can of course be removed completely in the commit if required to be.

You don't have to remove it. As far as I know, copyright is not applied to 
this kind of information (at least in USA), because this is merely 
information but not a so-called "creative work". So, regardless of the 
origin, you can use this information.


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