Upstart Development

Scott James Remnant scott at
Fri May 22 16:28:29 BST 2009

Wikis are bad places to discuss things

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On 22 May 2009, at 16:19, Casey Dahlin <cdahlin at> wrote:

> Scott James Remnant wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-05-22 at 10:01 -0400, Casey Dahlin wrote:
>>> Scott James Remnant wrote:
>>>> Hey folks,
>>>> As to the work on changes to Upstart, the first and most  
>>>> important thing
>>>> you could do to help is to comment and discuss on my plans.  Go  
>>>> watch
>>>> the video of the FOSDEM talk I gave earlier this year:
>>>> From that, it should start to become obvious how to modify the  
>>>> code -
>>>> and we can split that work up if people are willing.
>>> If we're going to do that, it'd be nice to firm up what's in the  
>>> video
>>> a little. Get rid of some of the "upstart will do this... maybe"  
>>> bits
>>> and make sure the behaviour is consistently an exhaustively  
>>> specified
>>> (questions of the format "hmm... what /should/ that do?" should be
>>> asked /before/ the code is written this time :). I can help here a
>>> little, seeing as how exhaustive is my middle name :)
>> That's pretty much what I meant when I said that this stuff needs  
>> to get
>> written done :)  so consider me in agreement, so let's do that!
>> Mailing List is probably better than IRC.
>> Scott
> Better still I'd say we should probably have a wiki (wait don't we  
> already have one? I seem to remember...)
> --CJD

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