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Date:	Fri, 18 Apr 2008 02:34:35 +0930
From:	David Newall <davidn@...idnewall.com>
To:	Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@...il.com>
CC:	sverre@...belier.nl, git@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	James Morris <jmorris@...ei.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>, david@...g.hm,
	Stephen Clark <sclark46@...thlink.net>,
	Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@....mipt.ru>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>, Tilman Schmidt <tilman@...p.cc>,
	Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu, Mark Lord <lkml@....ca>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org,
	jeff@...zik.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Reporting bugs and bisection

Jesper Juhl wrote:
> Interresting. Just be careful results are produced for the big picture
> and not used to point fingers at individuals.
>   

If there are individuals at whom a finger needs to be pointed, this
system will highlight them, and fingers will (and should) be pointed. 
Contributors of poor-quality code need to be weeded-out. 
Finger-pointing, in these extreme cases, gives incentive to improve
quality.  It's a positive thing.
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