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SubjectRe: Linus is on a powertrip..


On Tue, 29 Sep 1998, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
>
> > This is _exactly_ the same thing that made me hate vger when it came to
> > networking patches. And I'm going to ask David once again to just shut
> > vger down, because these problems keep on happening.
> >
> > Linus
>
> You do realize that your powertrip lately is really hurting Linux development.
> Linux has been getting a bunch of good press lately (finally) but if this
> ego/head-in-sand/etc trend continues.. 2.2 will never go out the door and we'll
> have this buggy heap called 2.1 still around. 2.1 has been drawn out too long
> and people are bailing ship left and right over stupid arguements.

It's not about a powertrip. It's about the fact that Linux is getting
larger, and that forces me to require more of people sending me patches.
Long gone are the times when you could just send me a patch and I could
apply it without thinking about it.

Linus


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