List Archive: gentoo-nfp
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On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 1:21 AM, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 01:04 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> all the rest is viewed as a chore simply required for legal reasons.
>> we dont have people driving a "vision" or "goal" for Gentoo because it
>> simply isnt fun.
> Thats very short sighted because lots of hardware vendors have toys that
> would be fun to play with. However typically only RH and others get to
> play with those toys due to having relationships with vendors that
> Gentoo does not have.
*shrug* having new toys only goes so far
> That said Gentoo is all over GSoC, and Gentoo could be funding its own
> development just the same. Or doing things like Debian with Debconf.
> There is much more fun to be had, and way less drama with a proper
i'd certainly agree that having the capability to pull off a Gentoo
conf would be cool
> Which is why I never wasted time drafting up such controversial
> proposals, that no one would care about other than to flame. Its pretty
> clear that no one has really cared since Daniel left and thats rather
yes, Daniel certainly was a visionary. it's unfortunate that the
terms he put forth were so draconian. otherwise i'm certain he would
have been welcomed to take over the prez.