Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: David Maxwell <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/1998 18:51:44
On Sun, 4 Oct 1998, David Maxwell wrote:

> > If we're going to consider radical changes, why not go whole-hog and
> > implement Veritas' VxVM and its abstraction away of the physical device layer?
> Although this sounds like sarcasm to me, it begs the question: Are radical
> changes not open to discussion?

Sure they are. I think in this case people would take the more
radical proposal more seriously, because it offers some tangible

> When the comments repeatedly get personal and accusatory, I get leary of
> the effect on the mailing-lists. People who may have valuable contributions
> to make may be reluctant enough to get involved to begin with. When users
> see personal comments like the two quoted here I fear it may disincent
> participation.

I really wish it would have that effect on this thread. Sad to say,
it doesn't seem to.

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