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Date:	Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:41:20 +0200
From:	Clemens Ladisch <>
To:	Andreas Mohr <>, Takashi Iwai <>
	Ondrej Zary <>,
	Kernel development list <>
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] Workable vintage driver support mechanism? (Re:
	[PATCH v3] ES938 support for ES18xx driver)

Andreas Mohr wrote:
> I think I have an idea which might be useful to accept:
> for every piece of sufficiently "vintage" submission,
> people would be tasked with offering (or somehow ensuring)
> a sufficiently closely time-related cleanup in other places.

The problem that such a new driver imposes is not a one-time reduction
in overall kernel quality, but the ongoing maintenance effort.

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