Windows future

Jeff Blaine jblaine at
Tue Oct 5 15:26:55 EDT 2010

On 10/5/2010 3:21 PM, Sam Hartman wrote:
>>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Hardjono<hardjono at MIT.EDU>  writes:
>      Thomas>  Hi Jeff,
>      Thomas>  IMHO, at the end of the day if the Kerberos user community
>      Thomas>  wants to see an on-going development of KfW as a true
>      Thomas>  open-source project then folks will need to contribute dev
>      Thomas>  cycles and/or resources.  By that I mean cycles on Windows
>      Thomas>  development for KfW.
> Thomas, an important part of encouraging such an open-source project is
> encouraging contributions and particularly being constructive when
> people do try and contribute.
> It's my understanding that Jeff Blaine has contributed patches that help
> move towards trunk code building on Windows.  Has the core team
> responded to these patches in any way?

Jeffrey Altman perhaps, not me Jeff Blaine

> Also, in the interest of openness, it's probably valuable for the core
> team to explain why they didn't do anything with the patches submitted
> as bugs that Jeff Altman references.  (I can guess the reason why--and I
> suspect Jeff can as well. However a guess is not the same as an open
> explanation that helps those who wish to contribute understand what bar
> their contributions must meet to be accepted.)
> Again, I don't think anything wrong is going on here, but I do think
> that it is important to give realistic encouragement to Jeff, Jeff and
> anyone else who wants to help out.

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