Re: GNOME and non-linux platforms (release team please stand up)

2009/7/22 Lennart Poettering <mztabzr 0pointer de>:
> On Wed, 22.07.09 13:40, Jason D. Clinton (me jasonclinton com) wrote:
>> > However, for people who make their living developing GNOME software, IMHO
>> > it behooves them as professional open source software engineers to respect
>> > the requirements of the other people who will be using the code they write,
>> > insofar as those requirements are known up front.  And right now, every
>> > professional GNOME developer knows up front that GNOME isn't confined to
>> > running on Linux, so that should figure fairly strongly into their design
>> > work.
>> I am extremely grateful for all that Sun has done to move GNOME forward over
>> the years--indeed much of that has benefited everyone including Linux. But,
>> pardon me for pointing out the pink elephant in the room: why doesn't Sun
>> just admit that (Open)Solaris is a dead-end?
>> I mean, we all understood that Solaris was proprietary until recently. But
>> now that Sun has admitted that wasn't going to work, why not just go the
>> next logical step? ZFS is nice and all but you *do* hold the copyright. If
>> the right managerial decision were to be made--say tomorrow--we wouldn't be
>> having this conversation and Sun wouldn't even be out any business.
> Please don't turn this in pointless and off-topic flamewar about the
> point or pointlessness of Solaris.

+1 for Lennart here, you don't even know what you are talking about
and the comment is not helping to solve any problem.

> Lennart
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Un saludo,
Alberto Ruiz

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