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Gentoo GNU/Hurd thread in Gentoo Forums

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Gentoo GNU/Hurd thread in Gentoo Forums
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2008 08:28:17 +0200

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 6:53 PM, Marek Dopiera <marek.dopiera@students.mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
Thursday 06 of November 2008 12:11:17 Matthew Ayres napisaƂ(a):
> Gentoo users are, naturally, more technically minded than users of
> many distros (Debian possibly being an exception here).  The Gentoo
> meta-distro is generally compiled from source and that naturally makes
> it more automatic for users to investigate and modify that source
> code.  I believe that this offers a possible advantage to the Hurd
> project because it opens an extra group of potential developers to
> port software to the Hurd and to identify and create new features
> needed in the Hurd itself.
Just to support that statement: I'm a gentoo user with some experience with
the Hurd and would definitely pay more attention it if such a project arises.
And of course I hope to contibute something to it :).

Please pardon me my question: why won't you contribute to Hurd
directly now? Especially that you have some experience with it ;-) I'm
just curious, please don't think I meant something offensive with the


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