LOC per committer?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Jan 21 22:30:06 PST 2004

In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0401211632020.31023-100000 at pancho>, Mark Linimon writ
>> In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0401211259420.28437-100000 at pancho>, Mark Linimon writ
>> es:
>> >phk:
>> >
>> >> Considering how much harder it is to get rid of code than to add
>> >> it to our repository, a metric based purely on "lines added" would
>> >> be very misleading.
>> >
>> >IMHO this post is completely gratuitous.
>> And is that because it was not to your liking, because it was written
>> by me or because it just happened to be occupying electrons you had
>> other plans for ?
>Because it is a sideway reference to a bikeshed about removing one of
>your recent changes, IMHO.

Ahh, then you are just wrong.  This was not a reference to any
particular incident, but rather destillation of my wisdom on this
point over ten years of effort.  If you doubt me, try for instance
to find out what happened to NETCCITT and the X.25 code in FreeBSD
many years ago.

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