[tex-live] free software, DFSG
plaice at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Jun 7 00:41:30 CEST 2004
Just watch the phoenix rise out of the ashes.
And, as you say, if it is not done with Omega,
it will done by another project.
On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 07:51:52PM +0200, David Kastrup wrote:
> plaice at cse.unsw.edu.au (John Plaice) writes:
> > On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 12:40:50AM +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> > > John Plaice wrote:
> > >
> > > >I see a complete TeX rewrite, that goes well beyond TeX, and without
> > > >the cult of 100% TeX compatibility, taking place within 3 years,
> > > >at the very most.
> > > >
> > > now, tell us, for how many years have you been saying that, John?
> > Sometimes it takes years to really figure out what is wrong...
> > With software, once a clear design comes up, the implementation
> > moves quickly assuming you have skilled programmers around you.
> > I believe that with Omega we have reached that point...
> My outsider impression of the Omega project is that it is not as much
> in need of skilled programmers as of a nanny.
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