[ros-dev] Roadmap I'm sticking to
aleksey at reactos.org
Thu Apr 8 21:26:43 CEST 2010
I already said all that half a year ago. Let's move on to actually
making a usable OS.
Otherwise it's gonna be another chapter in the history of ReactOS
called "Endless Debates" about what way is better :-)
On Apr 8, 2010, at 10:27 PM, victor martinez wrote:
> Well..I have been here just for a year and a half, and it is pretty
> obvious that we are not following any "direction" to achieve
> something in common.We are making progress in our own,sometimes
> without telling to the others and sometimes introducing regressions
> 1week before a release thanks to a critical rewrite. Or We are
> disappearing without telling to anyone.
> I will use this email to state,mainly, that i want to be part of a
> team with an objective, so i offer all my testing help (including
> those parts i hate to test) to achieve a common goal.I offer my
> Testing time as Real Testing time and not as a Hobbie.
> Maybe we should try to discuss how to reach that goal,and decide
> (all of us) which is the best way to have something working. I dont
> know if the correct approach is called Arwinss,Yarotows,WTF!(Want
> To Finish!) or whatever.The real approach is the final User. And
> the final User "demands" a workable OS asap.We are making this as a
> hobbie, but also trying to give a product to the mass(I hope).
> We are not acting as a Community,neither me.
> The time to find a way has arrived imo.It´s quite discouraging
> finding this mess. Discouraging for testers and Discouraging for
> Devs. In the latest half year we have lost some Testers because
> lack of motivation.And it is called "Road to Nowhere". Devs arrives
> to ReactOS Project and they seem to leave quite easy,why?.
> I hope this time we can all sit and try to find a real
> solution,deciding which is the Goal (a Hobbie,an OS?),which is the
> way(comfortable?difficult?no way?hiring internal devs?hiring
> external devs?knocking sponsors doors?),and which things are needed
> to complete it(money?motivation?a Bugzilla Testing Week?a RSOC
> (ReactOS Summer Of Code)?).
> Summing up, finding a WHOLE solution to this project called ReactOS.
> I think it is not just matter of a Roadmap.
> No having a Roadmap(or Milestones) is just the result, not the root
> of the problems.
> Thanks for the 3 minutes.
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