Gentoo Archives: gentoo-osx

From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] Arch Testing Policy and Procedures
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 07:27:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] Arch Testing Policy and Procedures by Finn Thain
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 > reorganisation). > > 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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