Thanks for saying what I wanted to say in human readable English. You
have exactly pointed out what I wanted to point out in considerably less
On Wed, September 7, 2005 06:39, Finn Thain wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Grobian wrote:
>> I have the impression that a few major things *have* to be done. This
>> requires 'action' and taking discisions that probably not everyone is
>> going to be happy with.
> Yes. You also made this point earlier in the thread, but it got snipped
> (I'll repeat it here:)
>> > > If Mike Frysinger would jump in today or tomorrow, here in this
>> > > team, we'd have to listen to "OSX sucks" all day long, but also "if
>> > > we do it like this, then it works, even on osx".
> And that is one of the main reasons why, in big business, an executive or
> team of executives from outside the organisation (often from overseas)
> might be installed by a board to do a particular job (e.g. a
> This is not always because the vision or ability is lacking in-house, it
> is because no-one in-house wants the job (makes to many enemies to say
> "gentoo-macos sucks"), or because noone in-house will be given sufficient
> respect ("he is just one of us, and we don't see a problem") or because
> noone in-house can be trusted to do it (doesn't really apply here, since
> nepotism and corruption aren't the issue).
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