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Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)
- From: Michael Veksler <mveksler at tx dot technion dot ac dot il>
- To: Manuel López-Ibáñez <lopezibanez at gmail dot com>
- Cc: gcc Mailing List <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 09:01:52 +0300
- Subject: Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)
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I have been lurking on this list for many years, probably a decade.
I like the progress of GCC and its technology, esp. algorithms and data
which are exciting.
Yet, I do not contribute to GCC due to my priorities in life and not due
to any other technicality. There is family, work, graduate studies
(where I develop new constraint solver technologies) and dancing. Too
many things too little time. GCC is currently below the other things in
I could have tried to change my working place and to become a paid to
develop for GCC, but it seems to be a feat too difficult for my part
time job. I had played with these thoughts several years ago, before
starting my graduate studies, and I don't really remember why I stayed
at my current working place.
On 04/23/10 21:39, Manuel López-Ibáñez wrote:
This seems to be the question running around the blogosphere for
several projects. And I would like to ask all people that read this
list but hardly say or do anything.
What reasons keep you from contributing to GCC?
PS: Actually, I am not sure how many people read this list and not contribute.