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The problem I found with this "Project" is that when you had a good idea
and you wanted to get it going, people had too many negative things to
say or just too much to say and not put any work into it all all. Too
many chefs scenario. re: Gentoo Customised Desktop.
On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 00:47 +0200, dams@... wrote:
> Kyle Smith <smithkm@...> said:
> > If g-d-r is terminated, what happens to the subprojects (specifically
> > the config tools)? Also dead, now that Gnome System Tools supports
> > Gentoo?
> > I kinda wish I'd hung around more on #gentoo-desktop-research and found
> > some ways to contribute. Of all the Gentoo projects this was always the
> > one that interested me the most as any results would probably have a big
> > impact on the day-to-day usability of Gentoo.
> gentoo config tools project didn't start of the ground really. I'm still
> working on generic config library, I don't know what about others
> > To address Paul DV's point: would this project be more likely to succeed
> > if different developers that didn't have as many commitments were put to
> > work on it? Maybe a new round of recruitment or something similar to
> > drum up interest?
> Well, I think I'm somehow responsible of the project dying. Maybe I didn't push
> things enough, or whatever.
> Anyway, restarting it might be an idea, but with another leader, it might have
> more chances to take off
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