From: Frank Ch. Eigler
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 22:56:42 EST

Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> writes:

> [...]
>> Don't get all religious about this. If the change is clean,
>> maintainable and useful then there's no reason to not merge it.

> Precisely. This feature as proposed here hinders the correct
> solution being implemented - and hence hurts long term
> maintainability and hence is a no-merge right now.

(Does it "hinder" this in any different way than the following, as in
possibly reducing "pressure" for it?)

> [It also weakens the pressure to fix latencies for a much wider set
> of applications, hence hurts the quality of Linux in the long
> run. (i.e. is a net step backwards)]

How would you differentiate the above sentiment from "perfect is the
enemy of the good"?

- FChE
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