code bounties for DragonFly ?
Justin C. Sherrill
justin at shiningsilence.com
Fri Jan 27 13:51:03 PST 2006
On Fri, January 27, 2006 2:06 pm, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Any and all pkgsrc help (and any help in general) is extremely
> valuable to the project. If all we did was push towards clustered
> computing, everything else that makes an operating system useful
> would become stale. Say, oh, like applications! Then we'd have
> a clustered OS with no apps!
I recall someone (Matt, maybe) saying that each open source project needs
the "oxygen" of surrounding projects. We already have more than competent
C coders working; what we need are all the other services and material
that grows up around a project, like what's happened with Linux.
In no particular order:
- Equivalent to FreshPorts/pkgsrc.se
- Live CD
- Web-based forums (I know this was discussed recently)
- Vendors (re) selling CDs
- shirts, stickers, ephemera
- News sites for DragonFly (I'm trying to cover this one)
- game sites for DragonFly
A lot of these things require little or no programming experience. Heck,
take any of the Linux-branded or associated sites out there, and use
DragonFly instead as the focus point.
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