Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun May 21 17:28:17 PDT 2006

> my intention to be offensive, merely to draw attention to problems we
> have with product management.  These problems remain.

The pcvt removal has been long planned.  I don't see how it points out
a problem in the project.  The software didn't keep pace with the
development of the system, and the multiple video consoles got in the
way of progress.

pcvt illustrates a problem that we've had in the project where we have
too many identical ways of doing the same thing.  Sometimes this
diversity is good, other times it gets in the way of project making
progres.  To properly manage the project, we have to make sure that
there's a balance between these two extremes.  When the multiple ways
allow innovation, it is a good thing.  When multiple ways are getting
in the way, somthing has to give...


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