Al Viro wrote:

> > A patch which is not "worthwhile" is also not "appropriate". Mere
> > correctness in a mathematical sense is not enough as technical review
> > criterion.

>
> Yes, but there's also such thing as "worthwhile removal".


Good point. So the text should probably say "worthwhile change" rather
than "worthwhile addition." I do believe that thinking about whether
the change as a whole is a desirable thing is an important part of the
review process.

jon
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