FreeBSD's problems as seen by the community

B. Estrade estrabd at
Fri Jan 11 06:43:21 PST 2008

On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 02:59:26PM +0100, Harti Brandt wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2008, Timo Schoeler wrote:
> TS>No, I didn't. I said that the work is done ineffectively as he's doing
> TS>underprioritized stuff. Working on higher prioritized stuff would be
> TS>more efficient, and would help the project even more.
> TS>
> TS>Given the assumption that the developer is able to do both, the Xmas
> TS>tree as well as importing ZFS v9 into the tree.
> TS>
> TS>(I don't see the point that when somebody is really *capable* of doing
> TS>both things, why should (s)he do the 'lower priority' thing. If you
> TS>are at the olympic stadium and you're the best sprinter, you wouldn't
> TS>join the marathon...!)
> Sorry, this is just crap. I'm a rather bad guitar player, at least much worse
> than I'm a programmer. Yet I enjoy playing Joe Pass at 1/4 the speed while
> I could import ZFS during that time ... People just bring to FreeBSD what they
> like to do, not what would be the best for you or others. If you want them
> to change priorities according to YOUR needs, pay them money.

Sorry for the additional noise, but - amen! That last sentence is a very key point, summarized very nicely.


> harti
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