More general bitching about lack of new client (was: [RC5] new release candidate available.)
barry at unholysoftware.co.uk
Sat Nov 23 13:18:35 EST 2002
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On Saturday 23 November 2002 1:01 pm, Steve Bennett wrote:
> I don't like to be such a knocker, but after the fiasco with rc5-64, and
> this latest "silence, we are working" attitude, can someone give me one
> good reason why anyone would want to stay on the project?
> OGR is boring
Yes, and it always has been.
> and that no new projects are on the horizon. It's not even
> *fun* anymore.
I stopped work on d.net when RC5-64 finished. I was waiting for a new client
to come out so that I could put one of my machines back onto it. In the
meantime I was running GIMPS on the computers. Given the attitude, and lack
of support from the d.net team, I feel I shall be staying with GIMPS from now
There seems little point going back to RC5 when (if) a client ever gets
released. What happens if (when) something goes wrong with that (be it
servers, network infrastructure or client problems). Are we expected to wait
around for months again for them to pull their finger out and do some work?
- From the press release about the join to UD:
"This move is a very natural progression for us all and enables the team to
focus full time on what we love doing the most."
I wonder what it is they love doing most, as it certainly doesn't seem to have
anything to do with d.net.
With/Without - and who'll deny it's what the fighting's all about?
-- Pink Floyd
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