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SubjectRe: Slow DOWN, please!!!
On Thu, 1 May 2008, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:

> On Wednesday, 30 of April 2008, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 30 Apr 2008, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> So your "fewer commits over a unit of time" doesn't make sense.
>
> Oh, yes it does. Equally well you could say that having brakes in a car
> didn't make sense, even if you could drive it as fast as the engine allowed
> you to. ;-)
>
>> We have those ten thousand commits. They need to go in. They cannot take
>> forever.
>
> But perhaps some of them can wait a bit longer.

not really, if patches are produced at a rate of 1000/week and you decide
to only accept 2000 of them this month, a month later you have 6000
patches to deal with. history has shown that developers do not stop
developing if their patches are not accepted, they just fork and go their
own way.

David Lang



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