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SubjectRe: GPLONLY kernel symbols???
Richard Gooch wrote:
> > Among other reasons, because of long term maintenance.
> >
> > How do you expect others in the Linux kernel community to review
> > your code, if it is widely considered difficult to read? How do you
> > expect people to maintain your code when are no longer around? The
> > Linux kernel will be around long after you and I and others leave
> > kernel development. Others need to read and maintain this code.
> If and when I step down as maintainer (if I do so, I'll publically
> pass the baton to the new maintainer), the new maintainer can indent
> to their preference. Until that time, *I'm* the maintainer, and *I*
> need to be able to read the code efficiently. It's the part of the
> kernel I spend the most time in, after all.

You argue that others reviewing your code is worthless?
That you are the only one reading your code?

Jeff Garzik | Only so many songs can be sung
Building 1024 | with two lips, two lungs, and one tongue.
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