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Don't see EDGETX mentioned anywhere ?

Post by solentlife » Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:55 am

Considering EDGETX is a fork off from OTX ... maybe idea to have section for it ?


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Re: Don't see EDGETX mentioned anywhere ?

Post by solentlife » Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:00 am

So no-one interested in it ???

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Re: Don't see EDGETX mentioned anywhere ?

Post by kalle123 » Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:19 am

In my eyes EDGE is the attempt of FrSky to kick out openTX. Might be wrong .......

I am personally not missing EDGE here.

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Re: Don't see EDGETX mentioned anywhere ?

Post by solentlife » Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:01 am

I find that a bit difficult to accept as all the 'words' so far appear to some OTX guys have sidelined of to create EdgeTX ? They claim that all developments will be fed back into OTX ...

Even if FrSky was behind it ... then surely that would be counter-productive for them ? But if they were AND fed back into OTX - that would at least repay something to OTX who has carried FrSky for so long !

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Re: Don't see EDGETX mentioned anywhere ?

Post by kalle123 » Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:54 am

Sorry, mixed EDGE with ETHOS :mrgreen:

But with all the systems around FrOS, openTX, ETHOS, edgeTX and erskyTX ...

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Re: Don't see EDGETX mentioned anywhere ?

Post by Kilrah » Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:02 am

One dev who has been contributing to OpenTX before had a streak of availability and started submitting some stuff to OpenTX again, but as it goes with these side projects availability of other team members varies, and he got annoyed with us not necessarily being able to review the stuff before a week or 3. Review was important since he mostly cares about the newest radio platforms and breaking things on others in the process is easy. Didn't want to end up again in the situation where code is submitted, merged, then it turns out something's broken, and that dev is now unavailable so it's on us to fix that... which has happened several times.

Was decided a split was probably the better thing. He wants to work the "agile" way and that simply can't work well when it's a side project and you don't have a team committed to regular schedules. Believe he got a few youngsters to join but I haven't really followed, and they're more the type to live chat on discord than post durable information on forums.

Definitely not FrSky since their thing was slowing down of OpenTX development that they've succeeded in achieving so that they could catch up with their own thing, and this is the opposite happening to the benefit of their competitors.


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