My upcoming meeting with Postbox

Benjamin Kerensa bkerensa at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 21:58:31 UTC 2015


I think you should just touch on the fact that they benefit from the code
they forked and give them the old it would be nice if they contributed to
upstream chat ;)


On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 2:50 PM, R Kent James <kent at caspia.com> wrote:

> On Monday of next week, I'm going to be having a meeting with Sherman
> Dickson of Postbox to see if there is any way that we could work better
> together. There is no set agenda or underlying plan here, it's just that it
> is always a pity when there is a fork, and duplicated effort. We should at
> least talk.
>
> Two years ago I thought Postbox was dead, but they came out with a new
> version recently, hiring a small army of contractors to make it happen. So
> they seem to be a viable, parallel effort. If we could figure out ways to
> work together, making our code base more similar so that we could share
> more, we could both win.
>
> Any words of wisdom for issues worth discussing with Postbox would be
> appreciated, sent either publicly or privately.
>
> (From Thursday of this week through Sunday I will be mostly offline, with
> occasional checkins from an internet cafe, so don't expect robust responses
> from me).
>
> :rkent
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