And we do make plenty of mistakes. And when we fix them, we have
to maintain bug-compatibility to allow live migration from the
broken version to the good version. If you're ever feeling overly
happy, do some compat work in qemu and it will suck a year's worth
or two of your life force a pop.
-- Avi Kivity
Application developers have historically been intolerant of systems
that change their security policy on the fly. No, let me say what I
really mean. They hate them with a flaming passion. Sometimes the
system requirements make it necessary, but please don't think the
application developers will thank you for it.
-- Casey Schaufler
Its always easier short term to pee in the pond than install a
toilet - it's just not a good long term plan.
-- Alan Cox
If you start a benchmark and you don't know what the answer should
be, at the very least within a factor of 10 and ideally within a
factor of 2, you shouldn't be running the benchmark. Well, maybe
you should, they are fun. But you sure as heck shouldn't be
publishing results unless you know they are correct.
-- Larry McVoy
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