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SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: [PATCH] Updated sys_epoll now with man pages
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On Mon, 2002-10-28 at 23:28, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> I expect this to be unpopular, but I've been saying lately that
> when new kernel APIs or syscalls or whatsoever are added to
> Linux, there should be sufficient docs along with the patch(es)
> explaining the patch and some intended uses of it, perhaps even
> with examples. Ingo does this sometimes. Some people don't
> bother to even come close.
It would be great to see more people doing that, also releasing docs
about intentions beforehand (rfc's and such) would be nice to see too.
As far as example programs go, cc'ing the Linux Test Project at
ltp-list@lists.sourceforge.net would be a really nice thing too and make
you very popular! :)

Thanks,
Paul Larson

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