svn commit: samba r7025 - in branches/SAMBA_3_0/source: lib tdb

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri May 27 20:50:44 GMT 2005

On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 06:39:53AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-05-27 at 13:29 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 04:16:40PM -0400, derrell at wrote:
> > > 
> > > Of course it was on IRC.  Everybody who's anybody is on IRC and that's where
> > > all of the big decisions are made.  Why aren't you there??? :-)
> > 
> > No, everybody who is anybody is *NOT* on IRC. Most of the people
> > who look at the code outiside of the Samba team are explicitly *NOT* there.
> > People who happen not to be around or online at the moment aren't there.
> > 
> > The power of open development is that people who are not in the core
> > team get to look at the code, make suggestions and fixes. We do that
> > on MAILING lists because that's a lowest common denominator discussion
> > medium which we know everyone has. It isn't a self selecting group of
> > insiders who happen to hang out on the same "channel"
> And how does this compares to you and tridge one the phone?

That's a specific call about a specific issue, usually. We don't
make Samba architectural decisions in a skype call - it's more usually
about vacation plans :-).


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