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SubjectRe: [git pull] drm request 3
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On Fri, 05 Mar 2010 18:04:34 +0200, Daniel Stone said:

> So you're saying that there's no way to develop any reasonable body of
> code for the Linux kernel without committing to keeping your ABI
> absolutely rock-solid stable for eternity, no exceptions, ever? Cool,
> that worked really well for Xlib.

Amen to that. I can remember the X10.4->X11 conversion in 1987. And a heck of
a lot of source-level stability since then (even with the libX11 getting redone
with libxcb under it. 23 years and still going strong is one hell of a good run
for an ABI.

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