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SubjectRE: Switching Kernels without Rebooting?

> One thing which always surprises me in this discussion
> (it comes up about once a year, it seems) is that
> nobody participating in this discussion ever starts
> writing any code for it.

> Is this a feature which is only wanted by people who
> don't want to code, or is this just a signal that the
> amount of trouble involved just isn't worth it?

> Rik
> --

Doesn't it make sense to decide on a feature set and method of
implementation _before_ you begin coding? Or does it make sense to just
start coding something that might never work or do what anybody wants?

When you decide to implement something, do you usually code before you
decide exactly what it is you're trying to implement and whether anybody
wants it? I certainly don't.

This isn't a very good example because this a rather bad idea overall. But
if you think it's stupid and will never work, just say that. Kill with legal
blows, especially when you're right.


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