Re: "How to recognise different ETCH wishlists from quite a long way away" (revised)
On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 09:59:52 +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <email@example.com> said:
> Providing a list of things that need to be worked on, even if not
> Release Critical, is a good thing IMHO.
Umm. I think that such a list has already grown too large to
be of value; I can come up with a few hundred items along the lines
of "would be nice if ..".
>> Mere wishlists by random bystanders are no help to anyone.
> Thanks, but I'm not a random bystander. Even if I were, I don't see
> how a compiled TODO for the distribution hinders development or
> rather, as seen in the previous thread, encourages discussion
> between developers.
In essence, this is akin to what Andrew Suffield calls "Voting
for more money". A reasonable list of reasonable, achievabel goals
for Etch is of real value. However, that requires thought, judgement,
and triaging out marginal and unrealistic ideas out of the list; and
that appears not to have been done.
> In any case, thanks for your constructive criticism. Ahem.
Well, I have said my piece, Feel free to ignore it.
Never call a man a fool. Borrow from him.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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