[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2 2/8] Documentation: nfsroot.txt: convert to ReST

Daniel W. S. Almeida dwlsalmeida at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 19:15:05 UTC 2019

> 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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