Subject: Re: Diaspora, politics, and MIf
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Theo de Raadt <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/1996 13:08:57
> In article <199609191523.SAA00168@pyy.jmp.fi> firstname.lastname@example.org (Jukka Marin) writes:
> >> >What would help almost as much is people
> >> >not quite capable of that level of work, helping out with more mundane
> >> >tasks that take time away from these other people.
> >> Are people supposed to volunteer, or do we get invited?
> >Better not write any code for NetBSD at all. For example, I _paid_
> >someone to get a working Cyclades driver. The driver does work indeed,
> >but it doesn't look correct enough to some people, so they are laughing
> >at the code now and telling me "it needs work" before it can be included
> >in the tree.
> I am fixing the cy.c code right now and I hope to be done with it
> soon. And I an not getting paid for it. I don't even have a card to
> test my changes. I don't think I'll ever use this driver. I was
> planning to send it back to the author when I was done. Please try
> to be fair here:
> 1. The code is not KNF. In fact parts of it is indented with 4 spaces,
> parts of it with 2.
That stopped it from being imported?
> 2. It needs to be split up in cy_isa.c and cy_pci.c.
> 3. It produces compiler warnings with gcc -Wall.
> If the code did not have the 3 problems mentioned above I would have
> personally committed it.
Christos -- you are reproducing work I did in OpenBSD months ago.
(I nearly broke my chair...)