Re: [PATCH] Promise 'stex' driver

From: hch
Date: Sun Jul 23 2006 - 15:43:45 EST

On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 11:01:02PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> I think it's highly rude to presume that someone who has so-far been
> responsive, and responsible, will suddenly not be so. That is not the
> way to encourage vendors to join the Linux process.

But it is like that in practice. I know more than enough examples where
there is no more incentive to fix things up once it's in, heck I'm guilty
of that myself. It has to do with beeing lazy and not wanting to change code
anymore once it has settled.

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