ALFS Status: Past and future [was Re: new guy, newbie questions.]
chris at stockwith.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Jan 19 04:38:32 PST 2002
Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee wrote:
> One thing that i've noticed in recent momnths is that there's been a
> large number of developers that prefer to write there own
> implementations and projects which are similar to ALFS, but don't feel
> the need to contribute back or don't care where ALFS is going, etc.
> [allthough that fails into play with the previous paragraph, so.. :)]
Perhaps we do not know where ALFS is going. I have regularly monitored the
LFS web pages; and posted to the lists; but all I see is lack of interest
in suggestions to extend the scope of LFS
> I would have figured more developers would have volunteered to help ALFS
> and to work together, contact Gerard ask for permissions and so forth..
> to my knowledge that hasn't happened.
Where have you been?
> Considering the hardest thing for a group of people todo is to decide on
> a path to walk, with specific goals to aim for and so forth.. Things
> turned out pretty good, especially when there was literally no
> communication coming from the official ALFS project.
Have the goals, and more specific the path, ever been discussed outside
your little group?
> [goals/features: these are not yet published anywhere yet, so please
> have some patience.. as i know someone is bound to reply asking where
> the may see a list]
I would have thought it better to decide what you want, before writing your
system. There are a whole load of experts that you are choosing to ignore.
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