Re: Is it _really_ dead?
On Sat, Oct 14, 2000 at 02:24:15PM -0400, Nathan Hawkins wrote:
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> Basically, it's a public relations issue. Such things are becoming more
> critical to free software every day. I think the whole KDE/Qt mess proved that:
> Trollsoft ultimately changed their license because it made them look bad, not
> because they really understood what the problem was. And that's why companies
> like IBM are working hard at figuring out how to get along with the free
> software community. Because they don't want any bad press.
I still think that a system that provided the stability
of a BSD kernel with the rest Debian would be the winner for a
network service OS. Also that it is not going to get done unless
and until 3 or 4 people go off in a huddle and just-do-it.
Too many folks have time to exercise the jaws to flame whoever
steps beyond their ideas, and little else.
Gary D. Kline email@example.com Public service Unix