[RC5] new release candidate available.

Steve Bennett me at stevage.com
Tue Nov 26 02:46:01 EST 2002

I strongly disagree with your suggestion.  d.net is supposed to promote
research into *distributed computing*.  Whether their small group of people
is running the projects discussed here is irrelevant.  Also, since there is
no (afaik) financial interest in membership numbers, I don't see the issue.
Perhaps more open discussion of other projects and their appeal will help
stimulate a more interesting direction for d.net projects to take?  All that
will be achieved with a "shh, don't discuss X" attitude is further hostility
and distrust towards d.net.



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
[mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Andrew MacKenzie
Sent: Tuesday, 26th November 2002 1:21 AM
To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
Subject: Re: [RC5] new release candidate available.

> > can someone give me one good
> > reason why anyone would want to stay on the project?
> Still haven't found out where to go instead.
I personally think it is not only in poor taste, but insulting to use the
Dnet bandwith to discuss other projects to move to.  I suggest this
discussion be taken to another list.

// Andrew MacKenzie  |  http://www.edespot.com
// Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".
//                 -- Shakespeare

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