WANTED: your feedback on Swift Linux source code

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at gentoo.org
Mon May 7 09:42:41 PDT 2012

On 20:43 Tue 24 Apr     , Jason Hsu wrote:
> How easy would it be for someone to get started working on Swift Linux?  How does the Swift Linux way of doing things compare to the way your distro does things?  The URLs pointing you to the documents and procedures I've written are:
> 1.  My source code is on GitHub at https://github.com/swiftlinux
> 2.  Procedures for getting started are at https://github.com/swiftlinux/0-intro
> 3.  Build scripts are at https://github.com/swiftlinux/1-build
> 4.  Checklists are at https://github.com/swiftlinux/2-checklists
> Now that I've made an official release of the new Minty Swift Linux, 
> I'll provide new releases frequently (as often as every 1-2 weeks) but 
> with only modest improvements in each release, much like Puppy Linux.  
> I consider the Agile software development methodology to be the best 
> for me.  The Holy Grail would be continuous release.  Making only 
> modest changes in each release will make the debugging easier and save 
> my sanity.  My top priorities for the next release (0.2.1) will be 
> switching from the old Linux Mint Debian Edition ISO (201109) to the 
> new one (201204) and fixing the bugs I've found.


I'm really glad that you're excited about Swift Linux but your marketing 
efforts are increasingly off-topic for this list. Could you please stick 
with cross-distribution issues in this forum?


Donnie Berkholz
Council Member / Sr. Developer, Gentoo Linux <http://dberkholz.com>
Analyst, RedMonk <http://redmonk.com/dberkholz/>
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