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SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin
On January 31, 2002 06:32 am, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 January 2002 10:40 pm, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > Rob Landley apparently wrote:
> > > I expect it will all get worked out eventually. Now that the secret of
> > > the difference between maintainers and lieutenants is out.
> >
> > By the way, that never was a secret to anybody in active development.
> I.E. the people who knew it knew it, and hence never noticed the problem...
> There are, however, some people writing largeish bits of code that did not in
> fact seem to know it. Andre Hedrick's IDE work, Eric Raymond with the help
> files and CML2, Kieth Owens' new build process...

They all know who the lieutenants are, I can assure you.

> Maybe it was even a factor in Alan Cox burning out (you'd have to ask him
> about that)...

Whatever gave you the idea that Alan is burnt out?

A observation: before proposing how we should fix the Linux development
process, perhaps you should have studied it enough to know how it works,

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