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by tamlin
Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Could this be a way to more dev contracts ?
Replies: 15
Views: 4209

Re: Could this be a way to more dev contracts ?

Simplistically, the problem lies in making 'x' sound interesting enough that people want to fund it. The easier a proposed project is for someone to understand, the likely bigger in scope it is. People for the most part only see the end result, not the varied components that make something up. I li...
by tamlin
Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:25 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Contract Awarded to Mike Nordell
Replies: 29
Views: 7064

Re: Contract Awarded to Mike Nordell

Just wanted to drop by and say Hi and Thanks. I have indeed been around for some years now. :) Many in a row occupied with life, but always returning to at least check up on progress in ReactOS every now-and-then. On last visit I got hit by a surprise, and to make a long story short - I was awarded ...
by tamlin
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Why are developers so obsessed with upgrades?
Replies: 38
Views: 18158

Re: Why are developers so obsessed with upgrades?

It's everywhere: latest version, upgrade, new functionality, new GUI, etc. Why? It looks like developers prefer (often/mostly questionable) innovations to improved stability and polishing existing software. It's getting worse, upgraded software requires upgrades in operating system, installation of...
by tamlin
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Why are developers so obsessed with upgrades?
Replies: 38
Views: 18158

Re: Why are developers so obsessed with upgrades?

btw i most ask why reactos is trying to be windows server 2003 why not xp pro or vista? ReactOS had/has to select a target to strive for compatibility with. While XP would at a time have been a decent goal, sp2 added some stuff current software sometimes depend on. But it's also a bit of a dead-end...