Subject: Re: MFS over ISO-9660 union mounted with no swap space?
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/14/1999 14:18:54
>And you know the reason this is important, I'm sure:  Given the recent 
>Linux USB mess, where Inaky spent a lot of time working on his implementation
>only to have Linus start from scratch!  Now it's Linus's USB only.
>[ Incidentally, thank you kindly for your USB implementation, I think it's
>  quite nice, indeed, and I guess I just don't understand the Linux guys'
>  need to reinvent the wheel. ]

Arrogance. Linus has been quite up-front about this in public;
"arrogant" was the exact word he used at Usenix 95(?) in San Diego.