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    SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin
    On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, John Weber wrote:

    > I would be happy to serve as patch penguin, as I plan on collecting all
    > patches anyway in my new duties as maintainer of

    > we have the hardware/network capacity to serve as a limitless queue of
    > waiting patches for Linus.

    Please don't just accumulate stuff.

    It would be useful to know which of the patches still
    applies against the most recent 2.2, 2.4 or 2.5 kernel,
    so each patch gets some status fields:

    1) applies against 2.2
    2) applies against 2.4
    3) applies against 2.5

    4) was applied to 2.2
    5) was applied to 2.4
    6) was applied to 2.5

    7) bitrotted patch, no longer applies and wasn't
    applied ... moved to 'old' queue

    kind regards,

    "Linux holds advantages over the single-vendor commercial OS"
    -- Microsoft's "Competing with Linux" document

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