docs/71826: [PATCH] Whitespace cleanup

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Tue Sep 21 17:54:12 UTC 2004

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 18:48:47 +0100
Ceri Davies <ceri at> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 07:32:37PM +0200, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 10:41:11AM -0400, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> > > 
> > > Oh forget this.  There is a LOT of storage space that went to
> > > the cluster for home directories and I think the CVS repo.  What
> > > happened to it, well, I don't know ...
> > >
> > 
> > And what about the mirrors, the bandwidth used etc... ?
> Guys, chill.

I'm not trying to fight, I'm just being honest here.

> When I said "I don't recall the discussion", that's exactly what I
> meant.  Not "I don't believe such a discussion took place", or "I don't
> believe that this was the consensus reached".  Just "I don't remember".
> Since at least two people *do* remember the discussion, there's no need
> to rehash it for my benefit - I'll read the archives if I decide to
> care.

Heh, I don't recall seeing any accusations about the ability of
your memory; I just wanted to raise my hand about "whitespace
changes being useless" which I feel that sometimes it's very

Every open a file in vi(1), not in an xterm, and have sentences
which break in the middle of a word onto another line?  Ever
arrow around the file jumping paragraphs at a time?  That is
an extreme annoyance.  :)

Tom Rhodes

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