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    SubjectRe: [tipc-discussion] [RFC: 2.6 patch] net/tipc/: possible cleanups
    On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 07:06:12PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > > >My impression is that most of this might have users that are not yet
    > > >submitted for inclusion in the kernel - one year after TIPC was merged.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > Not quite. The exported symbols belong to a public API for driver
    > > programmers.
    > > We know about several users of this API, and there will be more, but I
    > > don't think
    > > any of them are aspiring to have their code be included in the kernel.
    > >...
    >
    > Why not?
    >
    > The goal is to get as many drivers as possible included in the kernel.

    If we don't have any planned in-tree users for tipc we should simply drop
    tipc from the kernel entirely. No point to make our maintaince work harder
    for out of tree freeloaders.
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