[openbeos] Re: WalterCon 2008: Change of Plans

  • From: "Dennis d'Entremont" <dennis.dentremont@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 17:06:37 -0300

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 7:26 AM, Simon Taylor <simontaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hi Ralf,
> Ralf Schülke wrote:
>> On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:46:58 +0200, Michael Phipps <
>> michael.phipps@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>  Anyway - I think that the people in the US who might be interested and
>>> capable of helping are working too many hours already at their day jobs.
>>> Like me, for example.
>> I think other, haiku os is opensource as we bsd ore linux.
>> Haiku inc have todo a job and when the people have not time ore fun then
>> mast he play fair (fairplay)
>> and say, ok i cant do this. And we can look to other alternative.
>> A lot of people (developer and user) are spent time for haiku devlopment,
>> for the most it is more then a hobby os ore a fun job. Also haiku inc is in
>> time the orginasation behind this so far, so good ?
> I'm not sure I completely understand your point, but I think you have a
> misunderstanding about what Haiku, Inc. actually is. It is simply a legal
> entity to hold Haiku copyrights and income/donations as an official
> non-profit organisation. It doesn't employ people. There is boring admin
> stuff that has to be done, and often it's hard to find volunteers to do
> that, and so that stuff gets left behind.

As a side note, Simon, can you explain which "boring admin stuff" needs to
be taken care of? I don't remember the last time I saw a call to the
community for this type of help. Maybe there are some folks that would be
interested in helping out.

> I don't understand your apparent anger towards Haiku, Inc. when you are
> obviously an avid Haiku follower. I had the same feeling about all of the
> anger and abuse Luposian directed at the developers whilst claiming he
> really wanted Haiku to succeed.
> Maybe the language barrier is getting in the way here. If you post about
> your concerns in German I'm sure someone will respond :)
> Simon
>  I will see, now i am go into me and thinking ...
> >
>> Ralf

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