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SubjectRe: [PATCH] spi: spi-mem: Fix typo (of -> or)
On Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at 12:00:23PM +0530, Gole, Dhruva wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
>
> On 10/8/2022 8:44 PM, Jonathan Neuschäfer wrote:
> > In this instance, "or" makes more sense than "of", so I guess that "or"
> > was intended and "of" was a typo.
>
> Using "I guess" is generally discouraged in commit messages. Please read up
> the documentation

It is truthful though: I did not write the original comment, and my
change is based on my interpretation of the comment.

> on submitting patches:
>
> > Describe your changes in imperative mood, e.g. “make xyzzy do frotz”
> instead of “[This patch] makes xyzzy do frotz” or “[I] changed xyzzy to do
> frotz”, as if you are giving orders to the codebase to change its behaviour.

The imperative-mood description is already in the commit title
(or subject line). I am not making a functional change to the code, so
"fix a typo" is really all that is to be said in imperative mood, the
rest is an explanation of why I think this makes sense.

>
> link: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/submitting-patches.html#describe-your-changes


Best regards,
Jonathan
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