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    SubjectRe: Aunt Tillie builds a kernel (was Re: ISA hardware discovery -- the elegant solution)
    On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 01:54:12PM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

    > > She is never going to need anything out of her kernel that her vendor-shipped
    > > update kernels do not provide.
    > *You can't know that.*
    > And your belief that you *can* know it is a key part of the elitist
    > developer psychology and implicit assumptions that keeps Linux mostly
    > inaccessible to the Aunt Tillies of the world.

    nonsense. if theres some whizzy-new-feature that Aunt Tillie really
    believes she'll need, there's more chance she'll find it in a
    prepackaged tested vendor kernel than stock kernel. And if not,
    then there's usually a good reason for non-inclusion.

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    | Dave Jones. http://www.codemonkey.org.uk
    | SuSE Labs
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