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Re: A stop job is running for...

Le duodi 12 frimaire, an CCXXIV, Gene Heskett a écrit :
>		       But it bugs the heck out of me that the guy/gal 
> doing the codeing doesn't watch the user lists, so it all has to wait on 
> someone qualified enough to wade thru the bug reporter forms and 
> actually file the bug.

Developer time is valuable.

>			  Thats quite often a week or more additional 
> delay before they are aware that there really is a problem.

Regarding support with guaranteed reaction time, you get exactly your
money's worth: 0.

> In the meantime, its hit another 200 users, discouraging them from ever 
> touching linux again.

If these people are so easily discouraged, and especially definitively
discouraged, they probably belong to the kind of people who only ever
complain and never contribute back. Maybe the community is better without

>	  Unfortunately, the oar I steer this ship with could be swapped 
> for a toothpick and have exactly the same result.

Libre Software development is a meritocracy, not a democracy. Your oar is
exactly how large you make it. That means Linus' is larger than yours, of
course, and that is only right. I am still writing about steering oar.


  Nicolas George

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