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Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments


Re: Well there is a point to this

> the comments have little or no bearing on the actual code...

Actually, since comments are for humans and code is for compilers, it's common for them to be unrelated. It's been said before of comments that "the best you can hope for is that they don't contradict the code".

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