Re: random thoughts on DEPRECATED and OBSOLETE

From: Stefan Richter
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 16:27:53 EST

I wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> there's stuff marked
>> "EXPERIMENTAL" that appears to have been in the kernel for years.
> It is sometimes true for years, although that's not the goal for
> software in mainline.

Because EXPERIMENTAL does not mean "is subject to currently ongoing
experiments" but rather "is unfinished code which is known to work
incorrectly sometimes".
Stefan Richter
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