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Re: [PATCH] Kernel support for VESA Bios Extension

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Kernel support for VESA Bios Extension
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2005 20:43:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

"Yoshinori K. Okuji" <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

I do remember having some problems in emacs if this is not used.  But
I don't remember what the exact problems are.  To avoid further
problems and because of the GCS I really prefer two spaces in both
comments and changelog entries.


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