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    SubjectRe: NAK new drivers without proper power management?
    On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 10:55:18AM -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
    > LKML is much more receptive to drivers that follow
    > the "release early, release often" mantra.

    Exactly.

    > Which means we really have to be more accomodating of
    > drivers that start out simple, and then gain all of the
    > non-essential capabilities gradually over time.

    We usually are, the endless flamewar lurkers might not :)
    >
    > Simple observation here shows much more hostility :)
    > to drivers that are simply "presented" as a complete whole.
    > Often for good reason -- starting out with a framework
    > and then adding the rest bit by bit allows for much better
    > peer review and feedback.

    *nod*

    > And not all devices / situations need power management,
    > and lack of documentation on the hardware often prevents
    > us from implementing it at the outset.

    *nod*

    So can be use Mark's excellent post as closing of this
    utterly useless thread and go on to real work now?

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