Summary/Minutes from today's FESCo Meeting (2015-10-07)

Gerald B. Cox gbcox at
Fri Oct 9 15:03:16 UTC 2015

On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 11:02 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at> wrote:

> On 10/09/2015 03:51 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 09, 2015 at 01:50:27PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>>> This opens the door to all kinds of duplication, waste of disk space,
>>>> waste
>>>> of RAM, symbol conflicts and unfixed security issues!
>>> I agree - the new wording does appear to give in to poor programming
>>> practices.
>> Do you have suggestions for improvements?
>> Do I have to pronouce the obivious? FESCO to revert their faulty decision.

After reading these emails the last few weeks, I believe FESCo should be
commended.  This was just going to turn into
an endless morass - so they stepped in and took the pragmatic approach.
That is what leadership is all about.  Time to move on.
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