[RFC/P] Port System Re-Engineering

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 10:59:07 PST 2007

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Ade Lovett wrote:
> On Dec 03, 2007, at 10:23 , Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
>> Only 2 are self-reported maintainers and at least 5 admit to not
>> being maintainers... I think your main issue is you are 100% in
>> "there is nothing wrong" camp and for what ever reason want to
>> convience everyone else any effort to say/do differently is
>> misguided.
> Please cite where I stated that, or post a retraction.
> I'll thank you for not putting words into my mouth.

The fact you have not made a single constructive contribution and that
all your replies are negative and doomsday'ish is enough evidence.
> You seem unable to grasp even basic statistical fundamentals of
> what a survey entails, and have repeatedly worked on the basis that
>  somehow anyone who even points out the simplest of flaws is part
> of the "them" camp.

Not at all there are plenty of responible replies (both public and
privately) that have helped focus the discussions... yours are
negative just to be negative.
> This is not "us vs them".  You've decided to take on, as countless
> others before you have done, an attempt at changing status quo
> without providing even the basics, let alone prototypes, as to how
> it *might* be done.

You just admitted you bias so why are you now attempting say that your
not in the "there is nothing wrong" camp.
> Quite frankly, this appears to be nothing more than random
> thoughts, with not even an iota of concrete information to back it
> up.

All intial attempts at gathering data are by definition highly
subjective and by definition somewhat random.... the main goal of the
survey is to assist in making a better set of more focused questions.

> Naturally, I can't speak for the FreeBSD community at large, but
> from this keyboards perspective, you're doing nothing other than
> wasting time.
> Prove me wrong.  Consider it a challenge.

Trivial... Just did in less then 10 lines of text.

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Aryeh M. Friedman
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