> Had Ben-Yehuda been working in the open, and looking for comments
> from the kernel community, he might have realized that his
> approach would not be acceptable at least for the mainline
> much sooner.
He's been posting on this subject on LKML since October of last year
He got very little in the way of comments (kudos to the few who engaged) but ploughed on with the technical work regardless. Only now has the discussion reached the point where 'prominent' scheduler hackers are offering much more comment than "why would you want to do that?" and realising that there is a genuine need which this hack is an attempt to address.
Ben-Yehuda is like a CPU-bound Con Kolivas with an extra language barrier.