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Laze

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« Reply #45 on: June 21, 2006, 04:30:00 pm »
Zumi: Right on the money - we never wanted to keep it closed but take these things into consideration:

1. Sash was working in Novosibirsk - he could max upload at 1-2 Kb/s - and it was very costly to do so.

2. All the compilation and development was/is done 100% by him - and most of the people who wanted to help often just turned out to be people wanting help with getting their hardware/sofware working.

3. He is a fulltime geek and spent all his time on his baby, pdaXrom, and he wanted to share but often to find that the stuff he shared was included in other people work without any credit. True that we also sometimes forgot to credit people but we tried to always keep it updated.

And now i need to go and spend time on somethings that actually give me money to pay the bills, which again keeps paying Sashs bill, and not spend countless hours on discussing with people a small group of people who always knows better. :-)
« Last Edit: June 21, 2006, 04:30:36 pm by Laze »
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« Reply #46 on: June 21, 2006, 04:53:17 pm »
Thats very sad that sash has such a poor internet connection- he could well argue he's the greatest geek in the world- top 5 at least! We've got to consider people like RMS and Linus then. RMS is G  E  E  K!

No really, I have the utmost respect for sashz work- I can only dream about having his coding skills! But still nothing you say justifies a closed devel model. pdaXrom would be developed faster that way- it cannot be denied.
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« Reply #47 on: June 21, 2006, 05:08:18 pm »
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And now i need to go and spend time on somethings that actually give me money to pay the bills, which again keeps paying Sashs bill, and not spend countless hours on discussing with people a small group of people who always knows better. :-)
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No really, I have the utmost respect for sashz work- I can only dream about having his coding skills! But still nothing you say justifies a closed devel model. pdaXrom would be developed faster that way- it cannot be denied.
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Yup, having an open development model would have reduced the amount of time he'd have had to spend fixing things and allowed him to concentrate on the things he's most keen on and delegated things to others. Plus things would have continued to progress in the hands of others on those occasions when time and internet connection eluded Sash.
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« Reply #48 on: June 21, 2006, 08:34:17 pm »
Zumi, so as you mentioned, you will be ready timewise in 2 weeks time ... let us know when and I'll be up.
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« Reply #49 on: June 29, 2006, 01:47:35 pm »
Is anything happening with this?
Just curious if anything is happening behind the scenes.
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