- From: Alan Horkan <horkana maths tcd ie>
- Cc: games-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Gnometris
- Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 22:24:49 +0000 (GMT)
On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, [ISO-8859-1] Andreas Røsdal wrote:
> Subject: Re: Gnometris
> > The best thing is to start on your project, and see how it goes. By all
> > means ask for feedback and encouragement and the occasional review to keep
> > you on the right track.
> My advice to Keith would be to start improving and building upon
> Gnometris, and don't start your own project from scratch.
I meant to encourage Keith to get started, not to start from scratch and I
did suggest working on existing projects earlier in my message but I guess
I didn't emphasise that point strongly enough.
Callum did say he regretted writing a new Same Gnome.
Havoc Pennington long ago wrote a guide for aspiring developers interested
in Workign on Free Software
It contains the clear warning:
"Don't start by launching your own project."
> Then you already have a working codebase, and can get further much
> faster. A gnome CVS account for you can be arranged if you're
Best of luck
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