you might be right if it weren't for some (sad) real life *facts* of life. what facts? Andrew
and a bunch of other top people you find on lkml (Linus included) are directly and consciously
complicit in this downplaying of bugs. where else do you go to complain? at least LWN has the
advantage of being a lot less noisy than lkml and being read by regular users as well.