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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] [RFC 0/13] extents and 48bit ext3
Ar Gwe, 2006-06-09 am 13:50 -0500, ysgrifennodd Chase Venters:
> It's about bundling. It's about being able to take your 3-year old
> dependable car and make it faster by bolting on new manifolds and
> turbochargers, rather than waiting a year for the manufacturer to release
> a totally new model

Unfortunately in the software case if you want it in the base kernel you
are bolting new manifolds on everyones car at once, and someone is going
to have an engine explode as a result.

Ext3 already has enough back compatiblity that you can replace the
engine with a horse, we don't need any more in it thank you.


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