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Date:	Wed, 28 Nov 2007 12:27:49 +1100
From:	Rusty Russell <>
To:	Tom Tucker <>
Cc:	Roland Dreier <>, Andi Kleen <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] [1/9] Core module symbol namespaces code and intro.

On Tuesday 27 November 2007 16:35:42 Tom Tucker wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 15:49 +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Explicitly documenting what comprises the kernel API (external,
> supported) and what comprises the kernel implementation (internal, not
> supported).

But the former is currently an empty set.

> - making it obvious to developers when they are binding their
> implementation to a particular kernel release

See, there's your problem.  All interfaces can, and will, change.  You're 
always binding yourself to a particular release.

So you're not proposing we mark what's not stable, you're arguing that we 
create a subset which is stable.

That's an argument we're not (yet) having.

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