Adding to that, if the commitment I've seen from XFS developers like Russell
and Eric is anything to go by, the future looks assured to me... :-)
:: -----Original Message-----
:: From: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx]On
:: Behalf Of Russell Cattelan
:: Sent: Friday, 11 May 2001 11:31
:: To: IFIX Computer Solutions
:: Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
:: Subject: Re: Long Term Commitment to Linux XFS,
:: IFIX Computer Solutions wrote:
:: > Hi,
:: Not sure what rumor mill you are listening to but I'm sure as all rumors
:: are mostly wild speculation. We have had no indications of the plug being
:: pulled on XFS in terms of an open source project.
:: Will it would be impossible and inappropriate for me to comment on what
:: upper management will decide as far as funding for open source
:: projects. in
:: the future ,
:: bug what is clear is that SGI is committed and relying linux for
:: their ia64
:: based machines.
:: Which means XFS will be alive and kicking on linux for as long as ia64
:: lives as SGI.
:: I wouldn't worry about XFS not having being supported in the future, I
:: would say that
:: even for some very obscure reason SGI drops the ball, somebody will
:: recognize the
:: value of XFS and pick it up.