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From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@mindspring.com>
To: Tilman Schmidt <tilman@imap.cc>
Cc: Linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, kkeil@suse.de
Subject: Re: any value to fixing apparent bugs in old ISDN4Linux?
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 12:17:37 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701151216310.7260@CPE00045a9c397f-CM001225dbafb6> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45ABB53C.5030100@imap.cc>

On Mon, 15 Jan 2007, Tilman Schmidt wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day schrieb:
> >   OTOH, since that code *is* in the allegedly obsolete old ISDN4Linux
> > code, perhaps that entire part of the tree can just be junked.  but if
> > it's sticking around, it should probably be fixed.
>
> Please do not remove isdn4linux just yet. It's true that it has been
> marked as obsolete for quite some time, but it's still needed
> anyway. Its designated successor, the CAPI subsystem, so far only
> supports a very limited range of hardware. Dropping isdn4linux now
> would leave the owners of some very popular ISDN cards out in the
> cold.

that wouldn't be my decision, i just made a note of an oddity.  but if
it's still in actual use, then it really should be re-labelled from
"obsolete" to "deprecated," no?

rday

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-15 17:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 11:43 Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-15 13:57 ` Karsten Keil
2007-01-15 17:09 ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-01-15 17:17   ` Robert P. J. Day [this message]
2007-01-15 17:29     ` Karsten Keil
2007-02-21  0:29       ` [PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux (was: any value to fixing apparent bugs in old ISDN4Linux?) Tilman Schmidt
2007-03-28 22:18       ` [Repost][PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-21 13:07       ` [PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux (v3) Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-21 20:58         ` Alan Cox
2007-04-21 22:10           ` David Miller
2007-04-22 12:27             ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-22 12:58               ` Alan Cox
2007-04-22 14:29                 ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-22 15:17                   ` Alan Cox
2007-04-22 15:48                     ` Satyam Sharma
2007-04-22 16:20                       ` Alan Cox
2007-04-23 23:58                         ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-05-28 16:32       ` [PATCH] ISDN4Linux: fix maturity label (v4) Tilman Schmidt

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