On 12/5/05, Kent Tong <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann <ehuels <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > Thanks for answering this question. I've been reading this thread and
> > meaning to do it, but after the way Kent started out ("it's a bug and
> > it has to be fixed") I just couldn't get myself to do it.
> I don't understand why you perceived it this way. If possible,
> please read my posts on this thread. Specifically, I was asking
> "If confirmed..., if there is any plan to solve the problem?". I
> don't understand how this translates into "it's a bug and it has
> to be fixed".
Oops. "It's a bug. It should be solved as fast as possible. " is the
exact quote, but it was Ingo Adler who said it. Sorry for taking that
out on you.
> > Kent, you're in Open Source Software here. Subversion has been
> > developed by 20 to 30 developers (and lots of contributers) of which
> > only 4 have been working on it full time and paid. If I speak for
> > myself, working on Subversion means 5 nights a week (every week) 5 to
> > 6 hours. On a non-paid basis.
> I much appreciate the efforts that have been put into subversion.
(Just for completeness: that's 5 to 6 hours every night: meaning over
30 hours per week.)
> > Ok. Well, having said that, it's one of the hardest problems to be
> > solved in the issue database. It's also in one of the most critical
> > parts of the program: the datastore. Please be patient and let us do
> > this with the quality you're used to.
> Thanks for the confirmation. Could it be that it is yourself who is
> putting the pressure on you? :-)
Well, that too maybe, but, as I said above I took out on you what
actually was demanded by Ingo Adler. I'm sorry to take it out on you
(once more!). Ingo, the above rant was targeted at you.
Thanks for using Subversion and making our efferts worth the while.
Received on Mon Dec 5 12:18:17 2005