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Date:	Sat, 1 Sep 2007 05:06:01 -0400 (EDT)
From:	"Robert P. J. Day" <>
To:	Jan Engelhardt <>
cc:	Jeff Garzik <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: maturity and status and attributes, oh my!

On Sat, 1 Sep 2007, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

> On Aug 31 2007 18:02, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >>   it may be that some people had a different understanding of what was
> >> meant by "maturity" than i did.  what *i* meant by that attribute is
> >> a feature's current position in the normal software life cycle, and
> >> that would be one of:
> >>
> >>   experimental -> normal (stable) -> deprecated -> obsolete
> >
> > People who actually write and maintain code disagree with your imaginative
> > interpretation.
> Might I point to the "designers and builders" thread...
> :)

i'm trying to figure out whether i fall into the "insane" or the
"hmmm, interesting, we'll get back to you" camp.  :-)

Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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