[sane-devel] [PATCH v2] backend/plustek-usbdevs.c: Remove trailing whitespace

Gerhard Jäger gerhard at gjaeger.de
Wed Feb 13 12:56:39 UTC 2013

Hi Paul,

On Wednesday 13 February 2013 13:25:41 Paul Menzel wrote:
> Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:17:09 +0100
> The following commit introduced two trailing whitespace errors.
> 1. Please apply this patch again with `git am path/to/mbox/file`.
> 2. Three remarks, regarding the above commit message.
>    a) Normally the imperative should be used instead of past simple. The
> Linux kernel is doing that for example. And more logically the automatic
> messages by Git command do the same [1].
>    b) As Hiroshi seems to have done the major part of the port, it would
> have been nice to preserve that metadata.

to be honest, I struggled with myself before writing this mail and I 
do not want to start any kind of flame war. But I'm not sure if 
I now should say thank you for the patches or simply reply with

I'm not sure how many hours I've spent on that damned code and the
last thing I would like to see is a sh... comment wrt (2) or some
educational corrections to me or anybody else on this list.

Real help is appreciated, patches are welcome, education in any 
direction is counteractive. 


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