sounds good.. like the others who have offered their help, i am a proficient writer - provide me with some specifications for your documentation and ill make it readable and smooth.. by the way, couldn't you consider KisMAC growing to include other programmers as 'core' developers? i cannot be quite sure of course, but i would imagine there are a few capable programmers out there who would gladly lift their share of the burden developing it.. to glorious 1.0 !! :) On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 17:16, Michael Rossberg wrote: > Hi Lasse, hey list > > > When can version 1.0 be expected released? I do use kismac and I do > > find > > it excellent, but it is still sometimes unstable. I suppose a 1.0 > > release is about one to one-and-a-half years away? > > sorry for the long response time, but i am very busy. > > there have been a lot of questions for a kismac 1.0, but i currently > can not plan to release it. there are two main points of a stable > version, which kismac lacks: documentation and stability. it is not > that i do not care about them, however i can simply not provide them. > > documentation: i really suck at writing documentations in either german > or english (not a question of the language, but of my stupidity). i had > a couple of guys, who wanted to write such a documentation, but for > various reasons it never came to it. if you or someone else wants to > write something (does not have to be much for the beginning), just let > me know. there is already a starting point at > <http://www.musox.com/macosx/kismac.html>, which we are allowed to use. > i think it would be the best, to start a couple of chapters, and > whoever wants to write one can do something creative. > > stability: this is the biggest problem i guess. in germany macs are not > very common, in my area i am the only one interested in wifi with a > mac. i also do not have car to do a lot of testing with many networks. > often it seems also a problem of the macs configuration and cards. this > is nothing i can really test, since i "only" have access to about 5 > different models. i only own a tibook 800 dvi, some problems seem to > occur only on very slow macs. i do not have a really good solution for > this yet. the crash reporter is a first step. i plan to create an aim > account for a "closer" way of communication to the end-user. > a lot of "bugs" are not really explainable, sometimes the airport > connection simply wants not to come back, i could never figure out why. > i guess it is just, that the airport driver has never been built to get > unloaded/loaded all the time... > however you should note: i can never provide a support like a company, > since i am working pretty much alone on kismac and i do this in my > sparetime... > if you have any notes please let me know.... > > mick -- Don't hate the player, hate the game.