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    SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin
    On January 30, 2002 10:21 am, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Alexander Viro wrote:
    > >
    > > Frankly, the only real issue in that thread was that we _do_ need
    > > a tree specifically for small fixes. Preferably - quickly getting merged
    > > into the main tree.
    > A "small stuff" maintainer may indeed be a good idea. The maintainer could
    > be the same as somebody who does bigger stuff too, but they should be
    > clearly different things - trivial one-liners that do not add anything
    > new, only fix obvious stuff (to the point where nobody even needs to think
    > about it - if I'd start getting any even halfway questionable patches from
    > the "small stuff" maintainer, it wouldn't work).

    But that's exactly what Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo[1] does, has been doing for
    more than a year, surely you've noticed? On top of being the nicest guy in
    the world, as far as I can tell.

    [1] Most of us call him <acme>.

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