...you haven't been paying attention to what we were saying. nobody, parse that again, *nobody* asked the kernel devs to evaluate the security impact of bugs themselves. what we did ask them is that if someone else does that work then they pretty please disclose that information instead of keeping it for themselves.
> Pure noise, a complete waste of effort.
so are you claiming that all the effort that goes into the CVE database is 'a complete waste of effort'? you might as well tell the LWN folks to stop wasting your precious subscriber fee on reporting such wasted efforts.