[This is my last message in this branch of this thread.]
On Fri, 20 May 2005, Folker Schamel wrote:
> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > On Fri, 20 May 2005, Folker Schamel wrote:
> >>99% of all SVN users work on windows;
> > Ahem! Where did you get that number? And, if that's true,
> You know that - regarding market share - Windows is basically
> the only desktop operating system?
Doesn't mean anything. I wouldn't believe most desktop users use a version
control system at all.
> > why aren't 99%
> > of the core developers on Windows? If so many Windiws people think the
> > performance is such a big problem,
> You don't work on windows, right?
I work on both Linux and Windows.
> > then why don't we get flooded with
> > patches improving performance? There is certainly room for improvements,
> > and there are even some ideas how to do it in the notes directory.
> On windows, software users are different from software developers:
> Users don't have the know-how to fix the problems by themself.
Subversion is mostly a development tool. I'd guess most users are
developers. Maybe not C programmers, though.
I'm not on the svnbook-dev list, so I don't know how many book patches
come from Windows users.
(Note that I highly respect those developers here that are on Windows, no
question about that.)
> Hey - I don't request that you fix the problem.
You said something like"whatever TSVN wants, give it to them". that's kind
of demanding, I'd say.
I don't like that attitude. Keep in mind that I and many others use much
of our spare time improving subversion, including for Windows users.
There are many things that ought to be done, though.
> I know that it is a hard problem.
> But please don't deny the problem!
I think I agreed to keep performance in mind, didn't I?
> And don't make design decisions based on a bent reality.
Huh? I'm not sure what you mean is a bent reality. We might have different
priorities in some cases.
> Hey, open your eyes and welcome to reality!
Reality is that such statements don't deserve any comments, so I stop
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Received on Fri May 20 15:44:50 2005