Reply to post: "The patches are sent out as and when necessary"

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diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

"The patches are sent out as and when necessary"

Yeah dude we know.

Every day, we have to make decisions on what stories to write up: what can be completed in time before something gets too old. Stuff has to be prioritized. There also has to be a healthy mix of stories, it can't all the the same stuff everyday.

So if there are enough Linux world patches to fill a monthly roundup, then that may be the best way to summarize it, because we may not have the time or people to write a story every time a patch arrives.

Obviously, the latency in rounding up the patches is non-optimal, and critical ones could be written up immediately because they prioritize over other stories.


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