8.x grudges

Marcel Moolenaar xcllnt at mac.com
Wed Jul 7 20:50:50 UTC 2010

On Jul 7, 2010, at 1:34 PM, Randi Harper wrote:
>> Well, pardon the political pun, but I don't believe in change for the sake
>> of change. These particular changes are gratuitous. If sio is no longer
>> available -- and replaced by uart, why change the /dev-entries?..
> These changes aren't gratuitous. Did you read the commit messages
> behind each of the changes? I'm guessing that you haven't.

Not to mention that if you change uart(4) to create dev entries like sio(4)
after uart(4) has been in the tree for more than 6 years creating ttyu*
entries, you actually introduce a gratuitous change.

It's all about perspective...

Marcel Moolenaar
xcllnt at mac.com

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