Subject: Re: NetBSD: Certified mom-ready.
To: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 04/20/1999 10:27:53
Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Mixed messages are unavoidable - unless we are all perfect, we will
> inevitably have different takes on how to do things.
Unfortunately, I think it's a fact of life that many "real life"
organizations are not capable of dealing particularly well with mixed
If you're an organization trying to do something with/for the project,
and you get two widely divergent answers from two alleged
representatives of the project, then what do you do? Pick one? (not
necessarily 'safe' -- what if you base something important on the
wrong answer?) Spend the time to figure out which is right? (that's
the right answer, but it has an up-front cost.) Punt?
Chris Demetriou - email@example.com - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.