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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Update rydberg's addresses
On Wed 2015-01-21 20:38:46, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
> Hi Benjamin,
>
> > - there is a fragmentation problem: we would have to fix the bug in
> > xorg-synaptics (which is slowly waiting for its death), libinput,
> > ChromeOS, Qt Embedded, Kivy (I think), etc...
>
> Indeed, this is the problem I wanted to highlight. As the fragmentation problem
> grows (graphics, input, compositors, toolkits), the need for a common
> denominator grows as well. However, I do not think the kernel should be the
> single common denominator for all the world's problems. Rather, the purpose of
> the kernel is to convey hardware information and control as accurately,
> effectively and generically as possible.

No, sorry, that's not true.

Kernel should provide hardware abstraction, hiding differences between
different machines.
Pavel
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