[libre-riscv-dev] Vulkanizing

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Thu Feb 20 13:43:09 GMT 2020

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 04:15:00AM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> On Thursday, February 20, 2020, Scheming Pony <scheming-pony at protonmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > A very refined and polite way of what explaining I was getting at earlier:
> > "In some sense, you're going back to the graphics system we had, and using
> > the new stuff cargo-cult style."
> not quite.  there's a difference between cargo culting (which is blind
> faith and worship by way of false correlation) and trust in other people's
> evaluations and expertise because we did not have [unlimited] time or
> resources to do otherwise.
> cargo cults are eyes closed.
> we are eyes open.
> regardless: the decision has been made, has funds committed, and our
> sponsors (NLNet) expect us and trust us to deliver, because our reputation
> and word is now their reputation and word.
> once we have met our obligations and completed what we have said that we
> will do, we can then reevaluate.

Yes.  Incremental change to make it easy for others to use our system,
but set up so as to make revolutionary change possible for those who 
wish to exploit our model.

-- henddrik
> in the meantime we collate input and feedback so that we have a good idea
> of what to try next.
> l.
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