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tcpip_revolution

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The branch tcpip_revolution which was started by jgardou, had it's last commit at revision 65388, 9 months ago, on Wed 12th November 2014!
So:
1. What happend to jgardou?
2. Will anyone else continue the re-write?
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Also TransitionPte, which is for mm, waiting.

I'll try sending a mail to him.

Note: I am aware of all facts (real life, losing interest, being a volunteer etc.) but he has said nothing, which left me (us?) wondering.
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It would be a pity to see that for whatever reason he no longer contributes. Clearly one of the more talented programmers to grace the project. When he was under contract, he accomplished quite a bit in a short period of time.

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He has not answered yet, I hope this situation changes.
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ctasan wrote:He has not answered yet, I hope this situation changes.
And the people in the know, like Z98 and EmuandCo have not made any comments here!

I was looking forward to the network re-write, because the current state is buggy.
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I'm on sabbatical. The only thing I'm doing for the project is keeping an eye on the forum to stamp out spam and preempt any fights.

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Z98 wrote:I'm on sabbatical.
:)
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That's the worst: nobody has done a clear statement if he's gone or taken a break.

He has disappeared suddenly, without saying anything. That's all I know (and confirmed) :(
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ctasan wrote:That's the worst: nobody has done a clear statement if he's gone or taken a break.

He has disappeared suddenly, without saying anything. That's all I know (and confirmed) :(
Nobody has to do an official statement. Everyone is free and no one has to offer his life here. I wish you much fun Z.

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gonzoMD wrote:Nobody has to do an official statement.
True.
gonzoMD wrote:Everyone is free and no one has to offer his life here.

True again.
gonzoMD wrote:I wish you much fun Z.
So you must be in the know then!

I remember him coming into the forum, and he could not wait to get stuck into the code! He seemed to be enthusiastically re-working the network code, then suddenly he disappears (though is name appeared once more early this year, I seem to remember), so something dramatic happend! If it is private, then it is private and we have no right to know!
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Dear gonzoMD, oldman; you are quite right and I also said I'm aware of all facts.

The thing that makes me sad/wondering, nobody in the project has said anything about that, even in wiki, he is considered "active". Currently, nobody knows if he is "inactive" or "gone".
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This is what we know: https://www.reactos.org/node/956
It's not our job to run after any dev who is offline for a while and ask him if he is still alive. Sorry to say that, but you have to wait for him to return.
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It's the new meeting minutes! Thanks a lot for an interesting read :)

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EmuandCo wrote:This is what we know: https://www.reactos.org/node/956
It's not our job to run after any dev who is offline for a while and ask him if he is still alive. Sorry to say that, but you have to wait for him to return.
Thanks :( Wish he'll return :(
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ctasan wrote:
EmuandCo wrote:This is what we know: https://www.reactos.org/node/956
It's not our job to run after any dev who is offline for a while and ask him if he is still alive. Sorry to say that, but you have to wait for him to return.
Thanks :( Wish he'll return :(
...now returned as of today!!! :D Now let's wait for progress...
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