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Re: code bounties for DragonFly ?

From: "Robert Garrett" <rgarrett24@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 21:48:56 -0600

"Matthew Dillon" <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
> :Development has been somewhat slow, but I think that's in part because we
> :went too long between releases, and some of the more interesting features
> :are on hold until the subsystems are done.  (Live CD with a desktop is
> :dependent on compressed filesystems and pkgsrc, neither of which is
> :complete, for instance.)
>    I think its just the fact that we are a small project.  Things always
>    take longer then one thinks they will.  I thought I'd be able to get 
> the
>    parallel routing code in in a week but it's taking a lot longer then
>    that.  I have a whole list of things that I know have to be done to
>    achieve the infrastructure required to form the basis for clustered
>    computing.
>    What we really need are more coders who can follow through with large
>    pieces of new work to complement the many excellent coders we now have
>    who are great at refining and rounding out existing work.
>    On the otherhand, I've seen phenominal progress in our tight nit group.
>    I can think of a dozen people right off the top of my head who are much
>    better coders and communicators now then they were a year ago.  That is
>    just as important to me as project progress is.  And, frankly, we
>    have made a huge amount of progress, even if it doesn't always seem 
> that
>    way due to its mostly under-the-hood nature.  I believe we are about
>    half way to our goal of clustered computing.
> -Matt
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

This is truly what any project should hope to accomplish, the people 
involved being better for there involvment..


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