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SubjectRe: reiser4 vs politics: linux misses out again
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Horst von Brand" <>
To: "Ed Cogburn" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Sunday, July 03, 2005 22:11
Subject: Re: reiser4 vs politics: linux misses out again

> The work involved in getting it into the kernel, workin with it while it
> there, and then ripping it out when it becomes clear that it won't be
> maintained anymore doesn't count.

In reality is it doesn't count. Users don't care what level of pain is
involved in producing the products they use.

Development efforts and results for OS's are always just taken for granted.

BTDT - if you're very lucky, a (very) few non-programming users might notice
something nice and mention that they noticed a difference. The majority are
still struggling to find the power switch ;->

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