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From: Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>
To: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@mindspring.com>
Cc: Linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: some kernel config menu suggested tweaks
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 15:01:42 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030726130142.GD6560@louise.pinerecords.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0307260821570.30928@localhost.localdomain>

> > Send a patch.
> 
> i'd be happy to, but based on my previous experience sending
> in a few patches, it's just not worth the aggravation any more.

Well, you know the Gandhi routine: Whatever you do will be
insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

> just one of my patches that got adopted took, literally, several
> weeks of being dropped on the floor with no reason why.

Trivial patches need to go to people like AC who tend to focus
on aggregating fixes and are in a much better position to push
upstream.

>   "we can't hire you.  you don't have enough experience doing
>     this job."
>   "ok, so how do i get experience?"
>   "well, you have to do this job for a while."

At which point you must get yossarian-ish enough to start a company.

-- 
Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-26 12:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-24 17:05 Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-26 12:14 ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-26 12:30   ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-26 13:01     ` Tomas Szepe [this message]
2003-07-26 13:45     ` Randy.Dunlap
2003-07-24 18:45 John Bradford
2003-07-24 18:49 ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 19:10 John Bradford
2003-07-24 19:53 ` Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-26 12:52 ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-26 13:07   ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-26 14:33     ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-26 15:20 John Bradford

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