[IAEP] SoaS as a Sugar Labs project.

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Aug 26 12:58:43 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 17:54, Martin Dengler<martin at martindengler.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:42:57AM -0500, David Farning wrote:
>> > [Michael and Tomeu talk]
>> An effective way to become a respected member of on open source
>> community is to start with small ideas and implement them.  If the
>> deliverable works, is useful, and meets coding standards it will be
>> accepted. A couple of iterations through this:
>> a: Produce improvements to the product.
>> b. Help the contributor earn the respect of the current community so
>> they will be encourage to participate  and take on larger projects.
>> That tends to open doors.
>> Drive by ventings tend to shut them.
> These points are valid but not apt.  I don't think Michael's doing
> anything drive-by.  His (and Tomeu's of course) ventings are quite
> well-informed.
> Constructive disagreement is valuable.

Agreed, though unfortunately I'm not getting much value out of this
discussion to this moment :(

I sincerely don't know what I can do to address Michael's concerns, I
don't even think I understand them. Help most welcome because Michael
not only is a capable person but has already contributed quite a bit
to Sugar.



«Sugar Labs is anyone who participates in improving and using Sugar.
What Sugar Labs does is determined by the participants.» - David

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