[OpenWrt-Devel] Introducing the LEDE project

Daniel Dickinson openwrt at daniel.thecshore.com
Thu May 5 12:29:35 EDT 2016

On 16-05-05 12:24 PM, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> On 16-05-05 12:21 PM, Jonathan Bennett wrote:
> [snip]
>>     > The changes that the Lede guys are suggesting would be welcome, but
>>     > splitting the project and community with an ugly fork is very much not
>>     > welcome.
>>     Let's just say that there are strong personalities who haven't been
>>     working well together and that this has been a long time coming; perhaps
>>     if something like using a mediator had been considered before things got
>>     to this point it would have helped.  At this point I'm not sure
>>     there is a
>>     solution unless both sides are willing to bend a little (I'm really not
>>     sure who has been flexible and who has not, but as I have said I suspect
>>     a large part of the issue is that 'management' (who aren't and don't,
>>     really) has overruled those doing the majority of the work and in an
>>     open source project that doesn't fly).
>> I don't disagree.  I just see the current state of Openwrt/Lede as a
>> mess for the community.
> I agree, I just don't see how the LEDE team could have avoided it
> without giving up and accepting the broken status quo.

When I say broken I mean I think openwrt was dying and I pointed out not
all that long ago that openwrt was in bad position and that something
needed to change, and I think that may have been *part* of the reason
accepting the status quo was no longer an acceptable answer.


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