Re: pull request: wireless-next-2.6 2009-10-28

From: Ivo van Doorn
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 16:18:04 EST

On Wednesday 04 November 2009, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > I've searched on my GMail archives and the only patch Bart has
> > > provided so far for the rt2x00 project is this:
> > >
> > > [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: rt2x00 list is moderated
> > >
> > > Which, while technically correct, adds nothing to the project.
> > >
> > > So, I will personally continue to ignore Bart's comments, regards and
> > > rants, until he provides patches for rt2x00 that actually make the
> > > driver better.
> >
> > Well, he provided review feedback... he should be thanked for that,
> > not flamed for it.
> He has actually written real patches (and quite non-trivial both in amount
> and in functionality), see

Please look at the TIMESTAMP of the mail you refer to, and the TIMESTAMP
of the mail from Luis. And then you can make assumptions about the text...

> But yes, he got flamed for this for some odd reason. I got the impression
> that the community around rt2x00 doesn't like (or understand) the way how
> opensource development happens.

Well you mean the open source development where non-contributors
complain that the contributors work too slowly? Well if that is the way
things should go, then I don't want to be part of such idiocy. Perhaps
that is the policy in some companies which try to import it into the
Open Source world...

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