[Openmcl-devel] 32bit system
ehuels at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 15:45:17 EDT 2008
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 9:17 PM, <p2.edoc at googlemail.com> wrote:
> At 3:24 PM +0200 08/06/16, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> On 6/16/08, useada.u <useada.u at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> When can i use ccl on x86 32bit system?
>> Why wait? This is Open Source: everybody scratches his own itch; if
>> your itch is ccl on x86, then get the sources and start hacking! It's
>> the best way to make sure "as soon as it's ready" will materialize.
> Well CLozure CL seems rather the possession of Clozure Associates. I rather
> hope that a contribs repository may appear one day for outsiders to use, but
> for now it is not obvious that much input other than bug reporting has a
> place or is welcome by Clozure who in effect "own" CCL regardless of
> whatever Open Source or copyright legalities apply.
> I'm not suggesting that it should be other than it is, just that the CCL
> entity itself does not seem open to outside contributions. So I presume our
> extension will be add-ons that we will need to maintain and evolve in order
> to keep abreast of CCL changes.
Well, sending this mail in public instead of to me could have fired
the discussion instead of leaving the questions unanswered...
However, I see little use to declaring something open source if you're
not open to contributions.... Maybe Clozure Associates doesn't expect
any because nobody came forward yet??? Ofcourse, looking at your
reaction, this now may have turned into a self-fulfilling prophesy...
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