[PATCH stable] Separate multicast configuration for mesh and wlan interfaces.

Andrew Morton akpm at linux-foundation.org
Wed May 14 05:46:35 EDT 2008

On Wed, 14 May 2008 10:39:19 +0100 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-05-14 at 02:17 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Wed, 14 May 2008 09:44:12 +0100 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm sorry if that offends you, but making code more readable helps me
> > > find real bugs, and that is more important to me than the 80-column
> > > rule.
> > 
> > Code which wraps due to excess line sizes is less readable that code
> > which avoids this.  Your rhetorical trick of saying it is "more
> > readable" is of course unsubstantiated and incorrect, which makes
> > everything else you say baseless.
> Andrew, I'm disappointed in you. You actually _removed_ a concrete
> example which substantiated my observation (an observation which Linus
> has also made), and then called it 'unsubstantiated and incorrect'.

Some random individual anecdote is neither here nor there.  I'm sure
there are counter-anecdotes, but so what?

Code which wraps in an 80-col display is hard to read in an 80-col
display.  Often very hard.

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