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Re: arch, svn, cvs

Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> writes:

> On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 08:57:06PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> * Christoph Hellwig:
>> >> Greg Hudson contributes an interesting viewpoint:
>> >> 
>> >>   <http://web.mit.edu/ghudson/thoughts/bitkeeper.whynot>
>> >
>> > It's completely unfounded bullshit.  Whether you prefer a pyramid
>> > or lots of commiters style organization is pretty much a personal
>> > or rather community organizational issue.  Both have their up-
>> > and downsides.
>> Of course, but if I look at Linux release management (which is still
>> somewhat problematic, as countless vendor-specific patches can attest)
>> and cursory pre-integration peer review, I think he has a point.
> While I agree that Linus is a very bad release manager that doesn't have
> anything to do with the developmen model.

And that makes Greg's article "completely unfounded bullshit"?  Sounds
like a foundation already: a bad release manager chose a pyramidal
model.  That's the beginnings of a good inductive argument.  Then we
add the other foundation he gives: here's a bunch of well-managed
projects, which use a non-pyramidal scheme.

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