[Tux3] Current Activities?

david at lang.hm david at lang.hm
Mon Aug 10 10:34:38 PDT 2009

On Mon, 10 Aug 2009, OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:

> Theodore Tso <tytso at mit.edu> writes:
>> If the goal is to find corporate sponsorship for Tux3, I'd strongly
>> encourage you to think harder about a compelling story for why Tux3 is
>> so cool that companies should spend money supporting it.  Let me
>> gently suggest to you that "it'll have fewer features than btrfs, but
>> it will use less memory" is not a particularly compelling story to a
>> company's technical and management leadership who is figure out
>> spending priorities for next year's budget.  Particularly if the cell
>> phone is going to have megabytes of memory to run Java on it anyway;
>> and even if it's not running Java, have you seen how much space
>> graphical libraries take up these days?  :-)
>> Again, I'm not saying this to discourage technical people from working
>> on Tux3.  But just because you're passionate about a technology,
>> doesn't mean that it automatically translate to there being a business
>> case to convince companies to invest in that technology.
> About sponsorship, I guess Daniel just worried about me. But, it's not
> argument on lkml. So, let's stop argument about sponsorship.

it's not just sponsership, it's also the question of why should I as 
someone who uses linux in production ever care about Tux3. why would I 
pick it over ext4, btrfs, etc.

David Lang

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