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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: OSS-QM again ...
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:27:24
Message-Id: 20100818191546.GB15236@nibiru.local
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: OSS-QM again ... by Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@cox.net>
* Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net> schrieb:

> FWIW, you (Enrico) might get more traction if you go a more "official" > route. Do the whole FLOSS PR bulletin thing, announcing thru LWN, > LinuxMag, LXer, etc. Slashdot and the like wouldn't be bad, either.
Thanks for the tip, but I'm not actually good at PR and lacking time for that ;-o I better concetrate on talking directly to responsible people. For example, when posting my changes to upstream, I point them to the git repo/ref instead of text-based patches and add some notes about the oss-qm project.
> Get a couple projects using it and it may well take itself from there.
That's actually the intention of this thread ;-p
> I mean, what would it look like if Gentoo did start using it, and > then it got compromised somehow?
My ideology that distro people (eg. from Gentoo) not just use it (as dumb downstream), but instead actively take part in it. cu -- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Enrico Weigelt, metux IT service -- http://www.metux.de/ phone: +49 36207 519931 email: weigelt@×××××.de mobile: +49 151 27565287 icq: 210169427 skype: nekrad666 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Embedded-Linux / Portierung / Opensource-QM / Verteilte Systeme ----------------------------------------------------------------------

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