Why LispOS?

Chris Bitmead chrisb@Ans.Com.Au
Sat, 28 Mar 1998 14:30:33 +0000


> This is somewhat uncalled for, kelly has contributed a lot to this
> list, 

Sounds to me like he's sucked our minds for ideas, skulked off
and built something proprietry, and now he's having a whinge that
we havn't done anything.

Maybe this is unfair, but I found it a bit offensive.

> especially last time it was active. His cynicism is well founded
> and does not need this kind of snide reply.
> Why did the list die down last time? Not because it had any different
> ideas to this time, but because nothing got started. People stopped
> talking once it was clear that nothing was happening, and either went
> away or went off to start something, and come back when they had a core
> to build upon.
> If you want the list to serve a purpose you'll need to get several people
> to agree on doing something, and co-ordinate via the list, or wait until
> someone who has gone away has a core they consider worthy of being built
> upon.
> Those are your two choices.
> Pick one.