[SM-Discuss] Interesting Read
Jeremy A. Kolb
jkolb at brandeis.edu
Thu Jun 26 21:55:29 EDT 2003
Well, as for the number of users I don't think anyone knows. This has
been asked a number of times and no one's really sure! Maybe we should put
something on the website where someone can click and it adds them to a
count or something. It's not very reliable, but it could give us a
On 26 Jun 2003, Dufflebunk wrote:
> I've always worried that the high turnover rate could be due to people
> being unsatisfied with things and quitting in disgust. But I also
> conclude from not hearing those problems voiced that it's an unfounded
> Reading the guys rant, it occurred to me that I've never seen any info
> on the store we have (wherever it is). Not that I think there's a
> problem, I'm just curious how it's working out.
> Anyone have any idea how many people use SMGL?
> On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 20:05, Eric Sandall wrote:
> > Derek Moyes said:
> > > Anyone who was around for the Sorcerer / SourceMage Linux split may want
> > to read
> > > this. It's well written, and clearly illustrates some of the points
> > (arguments?)
> > > our group made when it forked Sorcerer Linux.
> > >
> > > http://www.zynot.org/info/fork.html
> > Wow. Daniel Robbins sounds quite a bit like Kyle Sallee at some points.
> > I'd like to bring up a few things with this, then.
> > First, I'd like to make sure that everyone here knows that all comments
> > and suggestions are welcome and will not (well, should not, I can't
> > control other's emotions) be held against someone personally. There have
> > been some disagreements between developers here and I would like to think
> > that we are all friends and are not holding grudges for disagreements over
> > design, direction, etc. (it doesn't appear that any of us do, just
> > saying... ;)).
> > Second, while we may not be as large as Gentoo (20,000 to 150,000
> > users?!), I'd like to say (from my perspective) that I believe our
> > community has a much more stable and friendly course of interaction, on
> > the mailing lists, IRC, and the forums (yes, we _do_ have forums! :)).
> > Thirdly, I would like for everyone whom has an idea about what they would
> > like changed (direction of Sorcery, direction of the Grimoire, meeting
> > times, salary, etc.) to discuss, either here, IRC, or the forums. And I
> > mean constructive talks, not flamewars. :)
> > And for all the users out there, if you feel you have some free time and
> > would like to contribute to your favourite distributions (I /hope/ this is
> > your favourite distribution, if not, leave your name and address on the
> > forums and we'll get back to you...) then please contact the respective
> > team you would like to assist.
> > -sandalle
> >  http://forums.sourcemage.org/
> >  http://wiki.sourcemage.org/index.php?page=The+Source+Mage+Developers
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