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SubjectRe: RFC: per-socket statistics on received/dropped packets
On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 08:41:19PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
> Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 18:41:16 -0400 (EDT)
>
> Actually your arguments sound like you have a solution to your problem
> and you want everyone to use it even if it doesn't help them. Have you
> some emotional tie to SNMP, like being an author?

Basically Bill, if you don't like this policy, fork the code. That is
one of the strengths (and weaknesses) of open source. If your tree
works better and gets wider use, then something about it must be better.
If not, then maybe it wasn't. This community works on reputation
capital (and some diplomacy).

> After a comment like this, I have no interest in listening to anything
> else you have to say. I've been maintaining the Linux networking for
> 5 or more years now, and the most important thing I do is say no to
> changes.
>
> Franks a lot,
> David S. Miller
> davem@redhat.com

slainte mhath, RGB

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