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From: Sebastian Pipping <sping@g.o>
Subject: Re: Council manifesto of sping
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 04:37:52 +0200
On 06/22/10 03:46, Brian Harring wrote:
> Your proposed solutions in your manifesto is to just throw out the 
> manifest bits that need completion, in the process ignoring the 
> infrastructural and security reasons for their existance.  Same goes 
> for ignoring the commit hooks chunk for rsync generation (after all, 
> we can't just tell every gentoo user that "by the way, we're no longer 
> going to update rsync").

The Git migration is taking us 2 years already because it's taken too
far.  We need to look at what's really needed of that now.

I'll speak to Robin before I go into further details here.


> I'd be a bit less critical of your offer here and the manifesto 
> presented, if it was actually factual and at least a partially 
> accurate understanding of the issues outstanding.

I read that as a pretty hard accusation.
Are you referring to the Git migration or the manifesto as a whole?
Please make clear where exactly my manifesto is not factual.


> At the very least, I suggest you actually have a chat w/ Robin 
> directly and get caught up on what the issues are rather than making 
> claims about his work that are pretty far off base.

Earlier today I wrote to him asking for his number to be able to call
him tomorrow.


> Also please note Arun's actual question was "what have you done to 
> help", not "what skills do you have".  There is difference- one I'm 
> guessing that is being lost in the language barrier.

I am aware of that difference.



Sebastian


References:
Gentoo Council 2010/2011 - Voting
-- Roy Bamford
Re: Council manifesto of sping
-- Arun Raghavan
Re: Council manifesto of sping
-- Sebastian Pipping
Re: Council manifesto of sping
-- Brian Harring
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