[openbeos] Re: Driver proposal

On Wed, 25 Jun 2003 14:16:29 +0200 CEST "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@pinc-
software.de> wrote:
> Ingo Weinhold <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Vassilis Perantzakis wrote:
> > > I have a proposal to make to the OpenBeOS team. Since the date 
> > > for 
> > > R1 is
> > > at least 1 to 2 years into the future, if not more, I suggest 
> > > that 
> > > for a
> > > couple of months for each year, the team allocates resources to 
> > > the
> > > creation of drivers for BeOS / OpenBeOS. This will help keep the 
> > > current
> > > state of BeOS to alive and not partially dead.
> > You're making two assumptions here, that are not correct or at 
> > least 
> > might
> > prove wrong. The first is, that R1 will indeed still take more than 
> > one
> > year to be finished. Although some people keep repeating that we 
> > are 
> > still
> > several years away from our first release, I don't believe that.
> > The second one is, that are a lot of driver writers among the 
> > involved
> > developers. Some are, but a part of those keeps working on drivers 
> > anyway
> > (like Marcus) or even do nothing but drivers (like the 
> > undercredited
> > Thomas Kurschel).
> 
> BTW the undercredited Thomas is also working on our driver system (so 
> not only drivers ;-)) :-)

I considered that just another ingredient of the same soup. :-)

CU, Ingo


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