[lkml]   [1998]   [Oct]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: More fuel to the fire [Linus' aesthetic DOES scale!]
On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:

>> Not that that maintainers are stupid, but that they just do things
>> that "work", and that they don't think about the implications
>> enough. At least he used to, but it didn't seem to have much
>> effect. However, it does work though: R. Gooch gave Linus a patch
>> that Linus actually liked by THINKING about it for while first :)
>Then maybe it would make sense to make a new rule stating
>that patches should be submitted by at least 2 developers.
>No, I don't mean two mails, but I mean two names signing
>the mail with the patch. That way Linux might be shielded
>from a lot of stuff that just isn't beautiful or scalable

Signed howso? With PGP?

So I write what I consider a cool patch, and since I solely
developed it, and am a relative nobody to kernel development
currently, my patch goes unseen because I don't have a "buddy"
core developer? Sounds elitist to me...

Mike A. Harris - Computer Consultant - Linux advocate

Linux software galore:

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:44    [W:0.065 / U:2.556 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site