[systemd-devel] [PATCH 2/2] man: use spaces instead of tabs

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Fri Feb 14 19:11:53 PST 2014

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 08:25:24PM -0500, Jason St. John wrote:
> * standardize capitalization of STDIN, STDOUT, and STDERR
> * reword some sentences for clarity
> * reflow some very long lines to be shorter than ~80 characters
> * add some missing <literal>, <constant>, <varname>, <option>, and <filename> tags

> Several sections of the man pages included intermixed tabs and spaces;
> this commit replaces all tabs with spaces.

both patches are applied. I undid your changes to capitalize STDIN,
STDOUT, and STDERR though. Those words are lowercase in C code, so
their capitalized versions would be our own invention. I'd think that
stdin/stdout/stderr in technical prose is completely readable, so I
changed them to full words and reverted the capitalization in some


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