Deprecating of_platform, the path from here...

David Miller davem at
Fri Dec 11 08:56:09 EST 2009

From: Grant Likely <grant.likely at>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 13:47:33 -0700

> Trying to go the other way around (deprecate platform and encouraging
> of_platform instead) I don't think will gain much traction; whereas I
> think bringing of_platform features into platform will be an easier
> sell.  I'm trying to be pragmatic here.

When people use words like "traction" and "pragmatic" that means they
are making decisions for reasons other than technical ones. :-)

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