chetak wrote:@chola ji,
I don't wish to rain on anyone's parade but our problems are more in the HR area and less in the facilities area. As we had access to the russki testbed then, we still have the same access today. In fact, we may now have easier access today to the testbeds in multiple countries, an option that we did not have then.
why haven't we returned to the flying testbed with the kaveri after we last used it more than a decade ago. The answer is obvious. We have nothing to test.
We seem to have done all that we could for the present and are now looking for help to proceed further.
Don't take this the wrong way but pray tell, why do we need a horrendously expensive white elephant flying testbed.
But Saar, you said you don't want to rain on my parade. But you always do so!! But again I always appreciate your hard edged opinions and reasoning.
Yes, it would be a white elephant if there is nothing to test. But I still believe if we had a testbed at hand we would be able to test in smaller and more rapid increments than saving up changes that one can then go to the beancounters and ask for a trip to Gromov. Maybe you are right and it is just me who thinks it is just the baboos withholding funds. Maybe it is easier to just assign blame to them.