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SubjectRe: Boot messages (Was: Re: Ideas for v2.1)
> > > Being credited, however briefly, in the bootup phase of millions of
> > > computers is also a motivating factor for Linux developers. I think
> > > it isn't more than fair that they get their credit.
> >
> Any bootmessages not directly related to wellbeing of the system are
> useless pap. That includes so called copy(left/right) messages, which
> are just plain ego puffing, and any kind of graphic smokescreens.

You obviously have 0 lines of code in the Linux kernel.

> Pure 'technobabble' is a Good Thing (tm) :).
> If somebody wants to see the list of 'inventors' it's there in the
> form of Credits file. That can be printed to the screen via rc.*

There are some folks who contribute who aren't in the Credits file,
because they either sent their changes through the original author
or didn't feel their work was substantial enough.


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