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Bug#177523: trailing whitespace

>> So I was hoping there was a central place to mention it.

J> If you want this to get fixed, you need to make a specific suggestion.

I recommend somewhere in the policy docs it say

  Often wasted trailing whitespace is not noticed. Check with
  grep ' $' <--please adjust to catch TABs too!
  or emacs' show-trailing-whitespace.

as there is no better place to mention it.

J> it would be appropriate for lintian to check for them. However,
J> when you submitted a bug against lintian, it was apparently to
J> ...syslog

OK. I'll open a fresh lintian bug.

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