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Re: Trigraph warnings when compiling linux-2.4.0-prerelease1
Per Bothner wrote:
> Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > -Wtrigraphs
> > Warn if any trigraphs are encountered (assuming they are enabled).
> I read "assuming they are enabled" is a very poor way of saying "warn about
> constructs that would be read as trigraphs if trigraphs were enabled."
Note how much of the actual meaning of the sentence is elided by the
formulation in the documentation - these sort of sentences are hard to
read and easy to misunderstand for non-native speakers, e.g. "are
encountered" vs. "would be read as". In fact, I read it exactly the
same way Linus did (once I managed to wrap my head around the notion of
"trigraphs" :-( )
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