How long will 64bit Ubuntu users have to wait?
kilzzz at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 29 22:48:41 BST 2006
>From: Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com>
>To: Kilz _ <kilzzz at hotmail.com>
>CC: tfheen at canonical.com, ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>Subject: Re: How long will 64bit Ubuntu users have to wait?
>Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 22:42:51 +0100
>On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 14:02 -0500, Kilz _ wrote:
> > >On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 13:22 -0500, Kilz _ wrote:
> > >
> > > > >People are, as always, free to help with patches and by writing
> > > > >specifications.
> > >
> > > > Is there a guide for regular users to help them write good
> > >specifications?
> > > > Telling exactly what is in a good specification. Can you tell me
> > >this
> > > > user did wrong in this specification?
> > > > https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/32bit-browser-on-amd64
> > > >
> > >Missed out the "Implementation" section ... aka "the hard part"
> > >
> > So regular users have to spell out how to accomplish what they want?
>Have to ... no.
>But without an "implementation" section, nobody will implement that
>A spec without one needs to gain the interest of someone who can write
>an implementation section, as well as somebody to implement it.
>Otherwise it's just "Insert Magic Wand Here".
>Scott James Remnant
>scott at ubuntu.com
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So am I correct in believing that a spec from a user wanting what others may
consider important is just as useless as posting the idea to the developers
section of the forums? Unless they know how to write up a spec that tells
the developer exactly what do do?
Somehow I don't see average users doing that.
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