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SubjectRe: starting with 2.7
On 3 Jan 2005, at 22:48, Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
>> On 3 Jan 2005, at 21:59, Horst von Brand wrote:
>>> Open up the code. Most of the changes will then be done as a matter
>>> of
>>> course by others.
>> Unfortunately, you can't force the entire hardware industry to open
>> up their drivers.
> That's ok. I don't have to buy that hardware.

Gosh! I bought an ATI video card, I bought a VMware license, etc.... I
want to keep using them. Changing a "stable" kernel will continuously
annoy users and vendors.

I think new developments will force a 2.7 branch: when 2.6 feature set
stabilizes, people will keep more time testing a stable, relatively
static kernel base, finding bugs, instead of trying to keep up with

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