Re: PNP patch into kernel when?

Andrew E. Mileski (
Wed, 4 Dec 1996 12:22:36 -0500 (EST)

> > > and you will upset people who want modules to be binary compatible.
> >
> > I'd hate to do this, but you asked for it: Windows'95! :-)
> >
> > (I think you generate your own 10 page answer based on the same principle.)
> Sorry if I'm being dim, but what exactly do you mean by this?

<deep sigh> This is hugely off topic, so I'll try to keep it short.

Windows95's biggest flaw is that it is backwards compatible.

Without change, there cannot be progress!
You have to break a few eggs to make an omlette!

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team