[Mesa-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] drm/i915/uapi: convert i915_query and friend to kernel doc

Jonathan Corbet corbet at lwn.net
Fri Apr 16 19:04:01 UTC 2021

Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 12:25 AM Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
>> Since we just had a big discussion about this on mesa-dev w.r.t. Mesa
>> code and documentation... does the kernel have a policy about which
>> flavor (pun intended) of English should be used?
> I'm not finding it documented in
> https://dri.freedesktop.org/docs/drm/doc-guide/sphinx.html but I
> thought we've discussed it. Adding linux-doc and Jon Corbet.

It's in Documentation/doc-guide/contributing.rst:

> Please note that some things are *not* typos and should not be "fixed":
>  - Both American and British English spellings are allowed within the
>    kernel documentation.  There is no need to fix one by replacing it with
>    the other.



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