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SubjectRe: Coding style - a non-issue
Larry McVoy wrote:

> 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.

Eh, come on Larry. You're too smart for this crap (as are others, your
straw just broke the camel's back). Linus was just using an analogy to
illustrate some very valid points. All analogies break down when
applied to the nth degree. Insulting Linus because you've found a spot
where the analogy breaks is just ludicrous.


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