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Posted Jun 19, 2008 16:03 UTC (Thu) by corbet (editor, #1)
In reply to: Why some drivers are not merged early by johnkarp
Parent article: Why some drivers are not merged early

That really only works in the time between merging and the first stable release thereafter. Once the driver is shipped, yanking it out will break things for users, and that's generally considered to be undesirable.

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