Re: [PATCH 14/14] docs: sphinx/kernel_abi.py: fix UTF-8 support
From: Jonathan Corbet
Date: Mon Jun 17 2019 - 10:02:13 EST
On Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:16:59 -0300
Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > No need to change, the emacs notation is also OK, see your link
> > """or (using formats recognized by popular editors):"""
> > https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0263/#defining-the-encoding
> > I prefer emacs notation, this is also evaluated by many other editors / tools.
> The usage of emacs notation is something that we don't like at the
> Linux Kernel. With ~4K developers per release, if we add tags to
> every single editor people use, it would be really messy, as one
> developer would be adding a tag and the next one replacing it by its
> some other favorite editor's tag.
So "we" like a language-specific notation instead? That seems a little
strange to me. Lots of things understand the Emacs notation, it doesn't
seem like something that needs to be actively avoided here.