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Author: Andreas Artz
To: devuan-dev
Subject: Re: [devuan-dev] Task: 2019-06-05 (rrq) pkgmaster master needed to fix release links

On 06/06/2019 09:33, Jaromil wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Jun 2019, Rick Moen wrote:
>> There's a tendency for many organisations to be crisis-driven, which
>> usually means small problems weren't timely addressed and became big
>> ones.
>> I leave any specific application of that insight to Linux
>> distributions to those who are insiders, which I am not.
> the difference here is that Devuan is not an organisation, a company,
> a corporation or an IT management dept; but a community driven
> GNU+Linux distribution where we are all unpaid volunteers devolving
> free time in exchange of quality (both on the technical level and the
> human interaction).
> From the lesson Katolaz thought us I learned that the good spirit of
> volunteers is definitely more important than the distro, that noone
> should be pushed or held accountable or stressed about problems about
> Devuan: because our distro will simply not work well and be in need of
> someone to find time or someone new to step in on his/her own will.
> This is why Devuan comes without any warranty, nor explicit or
> implied. If we'd have more resources as a community (in terms of
> donations, but also time of people perhaps partly covered by
> companies) we would certainly change that, but all things standing now
> we all have other commitments and if "it works for me" then I have no
> urge to fix, I'd rather make sure everyone is in good health and
> enjoys doing what we are doing, even if the repos are down for two
> months.
> This is now my attitude. If anyone needs more then please contact us
> at devuan.pro and someone will provide you professional support and
> 99% availability at a fair price. Also please mind that I'm saying
> this while investing a *lot* of resources (in money and time) of the
> organisation I'm leading (Dyne.org) on Devuan GNU+Linux and on top of
> that we also need to maintain priority and peace of mind among
> co-workers of our organisation.
> I now really hope people have a clear picture of the situation on my
> side of the pond when they interact with us at Dyne.org about problems
> in Devuan.
> ciao
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I can support the opinion of Jaromil. There is always a risk of community- driven project.
But if all work together and help out in their free time. Devuan is a great and strong project.


Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Yours sincerly

Andreas Artz
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