Re: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [BK PATCH] USB changes for 2.5.34

From: Henning P. Schmiedehausen (
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 06:05:13 EST

Larry McVoy <> writes:

>the code, go for it. However, my experience is that what he was saying
>resonates with "I'm going in to fix this problem so I can get back to
>work on my real project". And that is almost always wrong. If the
>problem was that bloody simple don't you think the original author of
>the code would have fixed it already? It's almost never as simple as a

BS. In 99% of the cases you fix the problem because the original
author has abandoned the code or does no longer care about it.

Ask me about it. Once upon a time, I just wanted to use a Web
Framework [1] for a project. Now I'm one of the main developers of
it. Not because I wanted to be but out of pure necessity.


[1] Jakarta Turbine.

Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen       -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
INTERMETA - Gesellschaft fuer Mehrwertdienste mbH

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