Re: HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention
From: Scott Long (scottl_at_freebsd.org)
Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2004 17:49:35 -0600 To: Garance A Drosihn <email@example.com>
Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 3:46 PM -0600 6/6/04, Scott Long wrote:
>> At this point, I'm going to advocate that Alpha be dropped from
>> Tier-1 status for 5.3 and 5-STABLE and no longer be a blocking
>> item for releases. ... As I said back then, demotion is not a
>> terminal condition, and I would be thrilled if someone comes
>> forward in the future and brings the platform back up to date.
> I think you have to officially demote it, with emphasis on the
> point that "demotion is not a terminal condition". Then, if some
> developer(s) show up and implement all the missing pieces, we
> can happily announce it back in tier 1.
> But for now, say that it *IS* demoted. Not that you're advocating
> that we think about maybe demoting it in the future unless someone
> offers to start looking into the missing pieces.
> At the moment, it probably also makes sense to demote sparc64,
> even though I own one of those. Not that we have anything against
> it, but as a practical matter we haven't hit "critical mass" on it
> just yet. Since I am interested in sparc64, I can take that as a
> goal to help make it a tier-1 platform by 5.4-release...
Ok, thanks for all of the input. I'm going to wait a few more days for
anyone else to chime in and then discuss it with re@ and core@. We'll
likely have a formal announcement in a week.
Back to the topic at hand, who is looking that the other KSE issues?
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