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Re: your gcc 3.1 release date is a joke
- From: "Maciej Z. Pindera" <mzpnet at directvinternet dot com>
- To: gcc at gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 12:47:22 -0500
- Subject: Re: your gcc 3.1 release date is a joke
- Organization: CFD Research Corp.
- References: <20020515124237.7C0C3F2942@nile.gnat.com>
Robert Dewar wrote:
>A general comment here is that having been in this business for 8 years now,
>the phenomenon of people expecting a lot for free and being angry when they
>don't get it, or of people complaining at volunteers for not working harder,
>will not go away.
>The important thing is not to get demoralized by such complaints, but just
>brush them off. There are lots of people who really appreciate the work, but
>are too busy doing useful stuff to say thank you. I do think that it is a
>good idea if everyone on this list tries to be positive all the time and
>to be constructive in suggestions, and very sparing in criticism. In the
>volunteer world there are no sticks, and only limited carrots :-)
>Try and laugh at folks making complaints rather than get irritated. My
>theater story has been good in our theater group for lots of laughs over
Just a quick note to express my appreciation for the team's efforts. I
use gcc regularly on my Linux boxes for both C++ & Fortran codes. Great
work, great price.