Sure. Not condemning him either. He's the reason udev stayed in such a good state for such a long time and that Linus actually _can_ focus on the rc kernels. Plus he's awesome.
And I don't give a sh*t, if there's a sporadically triggered corruption here or an exceptionally occuring kernel panic there.
That's the price you pay when dealing with such huge and crucial components and it's not something that in the end you really can avoid. It's the people like darkbasic, Lemonzest, frantaylor, etc. who don't understand or think about it.
Their heads explode immediately when seeing things like this and they have to assume it's something that occurs every single time they move their mouse for more than two pixels.