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Re: [PATCH] Split of the normal mode

From: David Miller
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Split of the normal mode
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 13:26:17 -0700 (PDT)

From: Vesa Jääskeläinen <address@hidden>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 16:23:11 +0300

> Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> > On Sunday 29 March 2009 20:40:17 David Miller wrote:
> >> Everybody is too busy to give this project the attention and time it
> >> deserves to be maintained properly.
> >>
> >> I honestly do not think the situation will change significantly until
> >> someone is able to devote real time as a maintainer and process all of
> >> the patches that get submitted each day.
> > 
> > This is ideal but not absolutely required. If you look at some popular 
> > projects, such as Linux and Firefox, you can find out that not all 
> > (actually, 
> > very few) patches are handled so quickly, but those projects are 
> > functioning 
> > so well.
> For both of those projects there are people that are paid to do that
> work either directly or indirectly. How it internally affects, I don't
> know.

I'm just as active applying Linux networking patches now as a paid
employee of a Linux company as when I was just someone doing it for

It's not such a difference, really.

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