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SubjectRe: Coding style - a non-issue
On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 08:18:06PM -0300, Horst von Brand wrote:
> Victor Yodaiken <yodaiken@fsmlabs.com> said:
> > Linux is what it is because of design, not accident. And you know
> > that better than anyone.
>
> I'd say it is better because the mutations themselves (individual patches)
> go through a _very_ harsh evaluation before being applied in the "official"
> sources.

Which is exactly Victor's point. That evaluation is the design. If the
mutation argument held water then Linus would apply *ALL* patches and then
remove the bad ones. But he doesn't. Which just goes to show that on this
mutation nonsense, he's just spouting off.
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