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From: "Daniel W. S. Almeida" <dwlsalmeida@gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: mchehab+samsung@kernel.org,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 2/8] Documentation: nfsroot.txt: convert to ReST
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 16:15:05 -0300
Message-ID: <ef2785ae-5205-9840-e0b1-3ab920b35482@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191231083213.0786bda1@lwn.net>

> Changing text in an existing paragraph can
> result in line lengths that are inconsistent and ragged, leading to a less
> pleasant appearance
> and the temptation to "refill" the paragraph so that the
> lines are all approximately equal in length.  The problem with yielding
> to that temptation is that it messes up
> the diff output so that you can no longer easily see the actual
> text changes that were made.
>
> Thus, when making such changes, it can be better to not refill the
> paragraphs - as, indeed, you did not.  But if the result becomes too
> difficult to read (as in, it creates lines that are waaaay to long), it
> can be good to create a second patch that makes only the cosmetic changes
> without any associated text changes.  I was suggesting doing that in this
> case.

> Does that help?

Yes, that's better!

Thank you.


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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-30  4:55 [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 0/8] Documentation: nfs: Convert a few documents to RST and move them to admin-guide Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30  4:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 1/8] Documentation: convert nfs.txt to ReST Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30 19:12   ` Jonathan Corbet
2019-12-30  4:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 2/8] Documentation: nfsroot.txt: convert " Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30 19:18   ` Jonathan Corbet
2019-12-31  4:08     ` Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-31 15:32       ` Jonathan Corbet
2019-12-31 19:15         ` Daniel W. S. Almeida [this message]
2019-12-30  4:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 3/8] Documentation: nfs-rdma: " Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30 19:28   ` Jonathan Corbet
2019-12-30  4:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 4/8] Documentation: convert nfsd-admin-interfaces " Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30 19:30   ` Jonathan Corbet
2019-12-30  4:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 5/8] Documentation: nfs: idmapper: convert " Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30  4:56 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 6/8] Documentation: nfs: convert pnfs-block-server " Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30  4:56 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 7/8] Documentation: nfs: pnfs-scsi-server: convert " Daniel W. S. Almeida
2019-12-30  4:56 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 8/8] Documentation: nfs: fault_injection: " Daniel W. S. Almeida

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