new kernel ... / meaning of stable-tracking

Werner Almesberger werner at
Mon Sep 29 18:12:10 CEST 2008

Mike (mwester) wrote:
> You are unilaterally making the decision to replace existing
> functionality with something that provides considerably lesser
> functionality, yet you have never proven the case that the lost
> functionality is, in fact, extraneous.

Heh, they say "it's impossible to prove a negative" :-)

But do you have an example for a real-life accident where you've
successfully used the in-kernel power down mechanism and you think
the experience would have been significantly worse if only neodog
would have been available ?

- Werner

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