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From: FRLinux <frlinux@×××××××.net>
To: Gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] FORK: The Time Is Now
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 16:27:07
Message-Id: 1056644804.11561.3.camel@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-core] FORK: The Time Is Now by foser
1 Hi again,
3 On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 15:11, foser wrote:
5 > Gentoo is suffering from the 'secret conversations' urban myth.
7 This is the way communication was handled, don't blame anyone else for
8 it.
10 > The lack of visibility is the lack of organization and the pretty much
11 > total freedom developers had, there was no real need to communicate on
12 > certain points because it worked as it was. While this had its merits
13 > and made Gentoo in what it is today i see more and more that this isn't
14 > sufficient anymore (i come from a time when it was possible). This is
15 > what the proposed top-level structure intends to tackle.
17 Agreed, we need a changing structure and the draft master plan looks
18 very good in respect of that.
20 > There is not much to say. I can tell you there's nothing special in area
21 > 51, but if you want to believe it won't change your mind.
23 Ok, i do believe you, so where is this GFDL link and reference which
24 should be applied to docs* ?
26 Steph
28 > PS III. This mail goes as far as Gentoo Linux development, business
29 > ventures etc. have a certain secrecy over them which i don't find
30 > particular appropriate either. But to a certain degree that is not
31 > directly related to the distro as a whole.
33 I used to work for 'OpenSource' companies which were doing business with
34 opensource software and developers, nothing against it so far except
35 they didn't quite play by the rules after a while. I'm not implying that
36 is what Gentoo does because i don't know ...
38 Steph
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Re: [gentoo-dev] FORK: The Time Is Now Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>