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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
>enough.

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...



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