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Re: [linux-lvm] Working together

Hello Heinz,

Thank you very much for your reply. The EVMS team can understand
the Linux LVM team's position. Our invitation remains open should
your position change in the future.

The EVMS team.

On Wed, 23 May 2001 09:51:42 +0000, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote:
> Mark,
> we thank you for your invitation to join you with work on the EVMS
> project.  Obviously we are interested in the work you are doing and
> support it whole heartedly.
> We will be happy to help you with any technical assistance you may need
> with regard to the Linux LVM system.  However we do not feel able to
commit a
> developer to work full time on your project for various reasons:
> o The LVM team is very small, consisting of three main developers, we
>   really do not have much spare man power.
> o EVMS, though heading in a direction that we like, is a long way from
>   going into production.  Our priority must be with the existing LVM
>   system, especially now 0.9 is approaching production level.
> o Our new development for the 1.2/2.0 branches has cluster support as
>   it's main goal.  This does not seem to be anywhere on your roadmap.
> On a more positive note components of our work, such as the standalone
> snapshot driver, will undoubtedly benefit both projects.  We will take
> the time to ensure that your requirements are taken into consideration
> when writing these.
> Regards,
> Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 09:01:49AM -0500, Mark Peloquin wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > On behalf of the EVMS project (http://sourceforge.net/projects/evms or
> > http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/evms) team, we
> > would like to invite the Linux LVM project to join/collaborate with our
> > project.  The goal of this collaboration is to offer a complimentary
set of
> <SNIP>
> >
> > We hope you will join us as we look forward to working with you.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > The EVMS Team
> >

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