Quoting <Pine.LNX.4.21.0003082350580.8176-100000 at hibernia.spin.ie>
by Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie>:
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2000, David Murphy wrote:
>> I'm not saying I'll never ever use linux for anything again as long as
> I live, but it has/had this major problem with it, which was not fixed
> for a very long time, which means it, and the people responsible for
> it, are very suspect in my mind,
>> as dave airlie explained, it was more a case that linus does not like
> plastering over problems with bad code. he's fastidious about
> that. He'd rather have bad behaviour and clean code, and he'll refuse
> "unclean" patches, until eventually someone produces a patch that
> meets his approval.
IMHO that's all very well, and very good, up to the point where it stops
you making a compromise that is necessary.
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"That's a malicious rumour. I'll run over anyone who repeats it."
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