[Beowulf] General cluster management tools - Re: Southampton engineers a Raspberry Pi Supercomputer
andrew.holway at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 10:46:06 PDT 2012
> Basically the transition nearly killed the project/community. Lots of
> folks grew tired of this and moved on. We are one such ... I don't have
> time for political battles between two nearly identical projects that
> should merge. This "sectarianism" is deadly to open source projects ...
> forks pull communities apart. And the GE community is pretty small to
> begin with.
> That said, I stand by my thesis that open source is lower risk.
I think any project, software or otherwise, open or closed source is
at the almost complete mercy of the unknown boogie man. Oracle,
Software Patents, Chapter 5 and International Terrorism can all derail
things when we least expect it. As such, any risk real or perceived is
Can you state a thesis, usually supported by either qualitative of
quantitate data, on the unquantifiable?
Germans say to me sometimes: "Wer nichts weiss muss alles glauben"
rough translation: "who knows nothing must believe everything"
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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