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Subject: Re: Cowon D2 EABI

Re: Cowon D2 EABI

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 22:44:41 +1000

On 14 June 2010 18:28, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/14/2010 3:23 AM, Rob Purchase wrote:
>>
>> As I said, I'm certainly not the only Rockbox dev with access to a D2. I
>> resent the phrase "actually show up and do some work" - as far as I was
>> aware Rockbox is a volunteer effort.
>>
>
> It is a volunteer effort, but the discussion of the move to EABI has been
> happening for many months. To show up and complain after the fact that
> *someone else* didn't test it, when you could've done so can seem very much
> like simple whining.
>
>
> It honestly doesn't matter how many people "rely" on current builds working
> - they know the risks. If they choose to accept them, they can deal with
> broken builds or simply not update once they've found one that works well
> for them. "People rely on them" is no reason to halt advancement of the
> project just because the core maintainer for the D2 isn't around very often.
>

That is utter crap! Sure that is an acceptable stance when the change
is an arbitrary thing, but when it is hardware specific changes (which
changing compiler sure as hell is) then this excuse is absolutly not
acceptable.
Received on 2010-06-14


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