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From: Mark Hounschell <markh@compro.net>
To: "linux-os (Dick Johnson)" <linux-os@analogic.com>
Cc: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>,
	Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org,
	Linux kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi_error: Fix language abuse.
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 11:27:03 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47AC82D7.2070502@compro.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0802081104370.27386@chaos.analogic.com>

linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
> 
> The correct word should be "invalid," in spite of
> the fact that the SCSI committee used invalid syntax.
> 
> Alan is right. There is nothing illegal in the kernel
> and if there is, it must be removed as soon as it
> is discovered!
> 
 
il·le·gal  (-lgl)
adj.
1. Prohibited by law.
*2. Prohibited by official rules: an illegal pass in football.
*3. Unacceptable to or not performable by a computer: an illegal operation.

Mark

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-08 16:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-08 15:32 Alan Cox
2008-02-08 15:57 ` James Bottomley
2008-02-08 15:59   ` Alan Cox
2008-02-08 16:28     ` James Bottomley
2008-02-08 16:07   ` linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2008-02-08 16:27     ` Mark Hounschell [this message]
2008-02-11 16:07       ` linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2008-02-11 17:13         ` Benny Halevy
2008-02-09  1:32 ` Douglas Gilbert
2008-02-09 13:50   ` Alan Cox
2008-02-10 23:24     ` Douglas Gilbert
2008-02-10 23:47     ` Matthew Wilcox
2008-02-09  8:02 ` Luben Tuikov

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