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Re: Linux Core Consortium

On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 23:15 -0600, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> John Goerzen dijo [Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 09:40:51PM -0600]:
> > > I think that tying core Debian packages to the Red Hat boat anchor is a
> > > horrible, horrible idea.
> > 
> > I tend to agree with sentiments like this, but didn't Bruce mention
> > that we could participate in this organization even if we didn't take
> > their packages?  That is, perhaps we could influence the direction to
> > a more useful one?
> > 
> > If that is the case, it seems zero risk to me.
> Then we would be non-participants, we would be just bitchers, telling
> everybody how fucked-up their process and QA are. We would gain
> nothing, and we would lose as everybody would say that Debian refuses
> to play together with the guys after giving an initial 'yes'. And no,
> no ISV would certify Debian just because Debian sits and bitches.

There are diplomatic ways to say, "your processes and QA are all
fucked up".

We'll just have to send someone who knows how to do that. :)

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

"If you don't know how to do something, you don't know how to do
it with a computer."

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