Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 25th Jan 2011 15:29 UTC, submitted by sparklewind
BeOS & Derivatives A few months ago, a bounty for porting Gallium3D to Haiku was submitted. As the target sum of $2000 has been reached, what's needed now is a developer interested in doing the actual coding work. (Gallium3D is a cross-platform video driver API, on which an increasing number of open-source Linux drivers are based.)
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by koki on Wed 26th Jan 2011 03:01 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: ...."
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Was that project so little known that others in the community aren't even aware that it was started, and significant progress was made on it already?

Having a very small subset of source code in a big repo alone is insufficient to raise awareness; this is very easy to miss.

What may help make people more aware of such initiatives is if they had a home page with some of the basic info about the project (summary, goals, contact info, repo link, how to get involved, etc.), perhaps in the form of a microsite under the Haiku website.

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