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Subject: Re: code style - my take
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2003-02-22

Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Joaquim Carvalho wrote:
>> says nothing about //
>> comments not being allowed.
> No, but it says "follow the code style of the file you are editing"
> and all our files use C comments exclusively.

Not entirely true. Quite a few // comments have escaped the Code Police.
Look in lcd.c, lcd-recorder.c and system.c. :-)

> Exactly. That's why we have defined a right way for Rockbox. Please
> follow it.
> You will not convince me to change the Rockbox coding style, so stop
> trying. Let's move on to more important things.

I agree. And I still think #ifdef is far better that /* */ to comment
out code. :-)


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