[Ironruby-core] Regarding IronRuby... How true it sounds from this blog

Charles Oliver Nutter charles.nutter at sun.com
Mon Apr 28 11:45:46 EDT 2008


John Lam (IRONRUBY) wrote:
> M. David Peterson:
> 
>>> It's far more difficult (maybe impossible) to run an OSS project well
>>> if the community members can't update their working copies to exactly
>>> what the core team sees day-to-day. This one is most likely an MS
>> issue.
>>
>> It's absolutely 100% an internal MSFT issue.  Can it be fixed?
> 
> While meta-level discussions are interesting, they generally don't offer much in the way of concrete guidance. So let me ask this question to the larger community:
> 
> Has working on the SVN sources (with the attendant delays in propagating to / from our version of 'the truth') blocked you from working on a contribution?

And answer carefully, friends, because you could help correct this 
policy. Don't give an answer you think John wants to hear, because a 
little community pressure could go a long way toward improving the 
situation. I'm sure John would agree with me there...

- Charlie


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