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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] No release forthcoming

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] No release forthcoming
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 18:15:32 -0400

Tom Lord:
> (Didn't mean to insult you with "*There's* my friend."  I meant
> roughly: "*There's* the guy who even I will strongly agree is
> extremely friendly to the project."   That would have been a better
> reply than "Child," and I'm sorry for not thinking of it in time.)

Appology accepted. ;) 

>     > I've been clear as well; my intent from the very beginning was
>     > to, through sheer force of will, force the release process to
>     > happen; with or without Tom.

> Just don't try to force things onto  Instead, we should
> be pumping up the value (but clear about the risks) of release
> candidates.

At this juncture, the point is moot.

> In the fantasy world where we just dust off and you resume?   I would
> think the thing to do is to run the rc process through 1 or 2 more
> cycles and then start broadcasting the announcements of them farther
> and wider.    In an ideal world, we'd want as many people as can
> afford the modest risk to be trying them out.

I'm not interested in that role. Thank you.

> That said: I don't think that simply dusting off and resuming is the
> right thing.   We need to get clearer about the process and we do need
> to be moving in the direction of the voting system.

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