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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] strip: move driver to staging
On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 06:24:34PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Mon 2009-10-26 12:55:19, John W. Linville wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 06:10:06PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:

> > > There's no TODO to say what needs to be fixed. You just don't want to
> > > maintain it. Because there's nothing to fix, noone has reason to patch
> > > it, and the (working, good enough) driver will just be removed.
> >
> > "ongoing maintenance for no clear benefit" -- that is what is wrong
> > with it.
>
> And how is moving to staging helping with that?

Because no one is required to protect staging drivers from API-change
breakage.

John
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