GMOME, KDE Developers' Open Statement on XFree86
dstone at kde.org
Sat Mar 29 22:54:01 GMT 2003
On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 12:11:04AM +0300, Vadim Plessky scrawled:
> On Tuesday 25 March 2003 10:12, Daniel Stone wrote:
> | On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 03:29:55AM +0100, Kurt Pfeifle scrawled:
> | > Also, I think a statement like the above was even appropriate if the
> | > direct invitation hadn't been issued. What would you do if there *was* a
> | > fork in XFree86? You'd possibly have to *decide* (instead of just
> | > comment) -- decide which one of the forks you'd start to support first
> | > (even if you wanted to support both in the end)... You'll be forced to
> | > *decide* something about the mess (or the chance, depending on your
> | > point of view): in other words, you'd "get your hands dirty" and
> | > "interfere in other project's politics", as you see it....
> | My decision has been made. KDE cannot make a decision until anything
> | happens, so making a statement saying "we don't know what's going on,
> | and can't make a decision until we do", is dumb.
> If we want new features for KDE being added (at XFree86 level) - we need to
> influence Xfree86 development. I don't see another option.
How much communication have you attempted with XFree86 via the
devel at xfree86.org and xfree86 at xfree86.org channels, as well as direct
communciation with developers?
Daniel Stone <daniel at raging.dropbear.id.au> <dstone at kde.org>
Developer - http://kopete.kde.org, http://www.kde.org
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