[kwlug-disc] an appealing theme for a weekly blog post?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu May 7 13:53:38 EDT 2009


On Thu, 7 May 2009, Bill Traynor wrote:

> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> > On Thu, 7 May 2009, L.D. Paniak wrote:
> >
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> >> Congrats!  Sounds very interesting.
> >>
> >> Myself, I'd vote for the monitoring and tuning theme. Something
> >> like a guided tour of /proc.
> >>
> >> udev is another nice place to visit..
> >
> >  apparently, each post would be about 1500 words which isn't
> > really a lot of room to work with.  i'm guessing they wouldn't
> > care if i went over that limit.  lots of possibilities, almost too
> > many.
>
> How about an article or two about "Crossing the Chasm" between user
> space development and kernel development.  Too many developers with
> potential give up too early on system level development after their
> initial patches get ridiculed.

  jeez, what a stupid idea.  :-)  actually, i encourage people to get
their feet wet by starting with some simple janitorial work, and i've
convinced a local KWLUGer to get into that with me offering a bit of
guidance, but i won't mention any names since i respect his privacy.
if he wants to pipe up, that's cool.

rday
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