On Thu, 2002-02-28 at 12:57, Sxren Schmidt wrote:
> It seems Matthew N. Dodd wrote:
> >On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Søren Schmidt wrote:
> >> I'll quit the ATA/ATAPI development/maintenance if this goes in quickly.
> >
> >What?  Are you looking at the same patches that everyone else is?
> Read the rest of my mail, the problem is not the patches as much
> as it is all the issues getting it to work and helping users
> that has problems with it. I have more than enough to do already,
> getting X mails extra a day asking why app XX doesn't work with
> drive YY is not what I'm looking for.
> >I'd expect this sort of foot-dragging if the patch were intrusive to the
> >ATA drivers but its not.
> As I have stated several times, I have no problem with ATAPI being
> sent through CAM as long as the usual way stays (some of us cannot
> afford the weight of those extra layers, nor loose functionality).
> I'd do the integration somewhat differently to even further minimise 
> the diffs, but that is really not the issue here...
> So if we can get *serious* commitment from a committer to take up
> these loose ends, lets talk about what to do, if not my offer stands :)
> -Søren

I'll raise my hand here.  I've been keenly interested in this for a
while, since it will make my UDF work much simpler.  I'm also getting my
feet wet in CAM, and I have the two CAM gurus nearby if things get too
hairy.  I fully indend for this to be a cooperative effort with Thomas;
I'm mainly raising my hand to take the abuse that will no doubt happen
once in a while.


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