[ros-dev] I have left ReactOS
aleksey at reactos.org
Sat May 23 13:56:05 CEST 2009
I'll miss you.
Maybe some day you would like getting back to it or something related
- you are going to be always welcome.
P.S. Brussels was fun indeed. And I'm giving out the rest of
merchandise here, everyone confirms its high quality ;)
On May 23, 2009, at 1:37 PM, Andrew Greenwood wrote:
> This mail is a little bit late as I didn't find time to write it
> Basically, I've decided that I do not want to continue working on
> ReactOS. I just don't find it "fun" or interesting to do any more.
> I spent months trying to get my head around Kernel Streaming and its
> associated components, how they fit together let alone how they
> function. And really, it's not enjoyable. I don't fully understand
> Windows kernel-mode coding, and coding the sound system really
> isn't as
> straightforward a task as I had originally anticipated. It has become
> more of a chore over time.
> Considering I made the switch from Windows to Linux around 2005 and
> rarely actually needed to use Windows at home since then, there
> seem to be any benefit for me to put my time into working on ReactOS.
> Also I never really seemed to get very far with sound... I see
> Janderwald has taken up the challenge on this and is making good
> progress on it.
> I had been considering leaving a few months ago, but stuck around for
> our gathering in Brussels, which was great (aside from the restaurant
> which seemed like it was going to cook its customers, and the
> overly-smiley waiter who didn't fully explain what "special sauce"
> contained...) To be honest I think putting the hybrid CD together for
> that to be my best and also most hacky achievement for ReactOS.
> produced all the fliers/badges/etc. and I think altogether, FOSDEM
> was a
> success. And I hope it sparked interest for other people to join the
> I intend on working on some of my own projects from this point on
> (possibly audio related still...)
> All the best for the future,
> Andrew Greenwood
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