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Re: YotH 2010 -- a Year of the Hurd 2010

From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: YotH 2010 -- a Year of the Hurd 2010
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:10:19 +0100
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On Monday 24 January 2011 09:02:40 Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> Hallo!
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 04:04:29PM +0100, Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
> > But though I like the idea, I think Olaf is right with the point, that
> > the Yoth is not positive enough.
> But we have to be careful to not exaggerate; to not raise false hopes.

Who exactly is the target audience: who reads it?

> > - Arch Hurd (in just ... months! First a liveCD, then Hamp and a full
> > desktop (emacs ;) ), now graphical!)
> Uhm, yes...


> > - GSoC 2010:
> >     - dde linux26 (device drivers!)
> Not yet ready.  (And this wasn't a GSoC project, even.)

Oh, i though it was GSoC… it is already in the repos, isn’t it? And can be

> > - Translators (one of the main features) (procfs, tarfs, gopherfs,
> > netio)
> A (stable / usable / ...) procfs implementation is very nice of course,
> but it's not interesting per se -- it's only procfs.

It is interesting, because it uses translators. The purpose of including it is
to show again, that translators are cool :)

> > I can flesh this out a bit more later, if you like it (reusing most
> > parts of your text).
> We need a publication-ready text by this Wednesday; so please hurry up if
> you want to incorporate any changes.  I didn't have any time in the last
> two weeks.

Uh, oh… getting at it…

> If you don't know how to talk texinfo, free-form text format is fine,
> too, and either I or Karl will make it texinfo-conforming later on.  I
> will have some time this week to review proposed changes and discuss
> this.

Emacs talks texinfo, so I can at least work by following your example :)

Best wishes and many thanks for writing the YotH!

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