Good bye

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Sun Feb 3 05:27:27 UTC 2008

Tim wrote:
>> If you standardize interfaces, you can change any single piece without
>> throwing the rest out.
> That goes both ways.  If you don't change how your device does its
> tricks, then the kernel doesn't need to, either, and things should just
> keep on working.

Until you have to replace the kernel due to security updates, and to get 
the fix you drag along its changed interfaces.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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