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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] CODING_STYLE: Fix a typo ("Many
Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] CODING_STYLE: Fix a typo ("Many a flamewar")
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:38:47 +0200
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 03:14:45PM -0700, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 29 September 2016 at 13:46, Jonathan Neuschäfer
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Jonathan Neuschäfer <address@hidden>
> > ---
> > CODING_STYLE | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > diff --git a/CODING_STYLE b/CODING_STYLE
> > index e7fde15..a03a994 100644
> > --- a/CODING_STYLE
> > +++ b/CODING_STYLE
> > @@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ patches before submitting.
> > Of course, the most important aspect in any coding style is whitespace.
> > Crusty old coders who have trouble spotting the glasses on their noses
> > can tell the difference between a tab and eight spaces from a distance
> > -of approximately fifteen parsecs. Many a flamewar have been fought and
> > +of approximately fifteen parsecs. Many flamewars have been fought and
> > lost on this issue.
> Should be "Many a flamewar has been fought and lost".
> (This is slightly poetic phrasing but it has a nice ring to it;
> the complement does have to be singular, not plural, though.)
Thanks for pointing that out; I didn't know the phrase. I'll update my
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