Whitespace and bullying

Ralph Böhme slow at samba.org
Fri Apr 6 20:29:54 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 01:34:41PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Some people find following this rule onerous enough that I think Andrew is correct,
> we should use an automated solution here.

well, maybe I've been through metze's school of coding for too long. One lesson
you'll learn there: there's exactly one way for a patch to be correct. And that
doesn't include trailing whitespace. :)))

> After all, computers are supposed to be our servants, not the
> other way sound :-).

sure, if this can be automated let's do that, but my understanding was that
there is stuff where trailing whitespace has a purpose, so we couldn't automate
it. Am I missing something?


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