[Mageia-dev] ProposedFeatureMageia3: Quickformat

Guillaume Rousse guillomovitch at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 19:41:08 CEST 2012

Le 04/07/2012 17:53, nicolas vigier a écrit :
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2012, Stefan Wilhelm wrote:
>> HI everybody!   :-)
>> As suggested in the Mageia wiki here is an email to make some advertising
>> for my feature request for Cauldron3.
>> Before Mageia I was using Pardus and in the last version there was a very
>> handy tool introduced:   Quickformat
>> Maybe it is possible to implement this handy tool into Mageia although it
>> is not longer maintained.
>> IMHO those little tools help to break the edges and proof that is is
>> created not only with brain, also with heart.
>> Maybe You have to remove some specific pardus code but is should not be a
>> big deal for an expert.  :o)
> If this tool is no longer maintained, I think it needs someone who wants
> to be the maintainer of this software, and setup a code repository
> somewhere.
> Do you know why the upstream developers did not continue maintaining it ?
So basically, you want someone else to take the duty of porting some 
unmaintained code you're the only one interested in ? Why not volonteer 
to do the work directly ?

Program complexity grows until it exceeds the capabilities of the 
programmer who must maintain it.
	-- Murphy's Laws of Computer Programming n°13

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