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Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments

wolfetone Silver badge

I think anyone who has worked on someone elses code has smashed a screen or two when they've found poorly written comments, poorly formatted comments, or absolutely no comments whatsoever. It's vital for a piece of software, especially one as large and complex as Linux, to have a standardised way of commenting and have those comments easily readable. Otherwise mistakes will happen.

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