cdrkit, yet another cdrecord fork

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 6 06:30:11 PDT 2006


Jörg W Mittag wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>> So, another case of NIH syndrome.  Rather than report bugs/offer patches 
>> to existing projects (tar vs. star, make vs. smake, etc.) he goes and 
>> reinvents the wheel.  Oh well, I guess it's his time to waste :-)

<snip>

> So, yes
> there *is* a case of NIH syndrome and reinventing the wheel, but the
> other way round.

Wow, thanks for the history lesson!  Looks like I need to improve my 
research skills!

> However, please note that reinventing the wheel is not necessarily a
> bad thing thing if the owner of said wheel is a sociopath ...

Quite.

Regards,

Matt.




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