Display detection bug

Mike Hearn mike at theoretic.com
Sat Sep 6 07:12:50 CDT 2003

On Sat, 2003-09-06 at 12:44, Lionel Ulmer wrote:
> For me, more users is not always a good thing... Heck, after some time on
> IRC helping people I am really wondering if I should even continue working
> on Wine when I see the attitude of most people.

Ah, well users and developers are often one and the same aren't they?
The community of developers who give fixes, help etc is growing too, but
the userbase is growing faster. That's fine by me, after all, I started
out as a user who didn't really know C (on CrossOver!).

> The 'Linux community' of the start where all the people gave something back
> (useful and advanced bug reports, fixes, help, ...) is being slowly killed
> by people who choose Linux just because it's free (as in beer) and who do
> not give back anything.

Not killed, not even overwhelmed, just outnumbered. I don't mind, I've
asked some pretty dumb questions on IRC at times too :)

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