[Sugar-devel] Re-initiate Packaging Team
dr at jones.dk
Thu Oct 21 07:44:27 EDT 2010
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:26:49AM +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 04:31:49PM +0530, Manusheel Gupta wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org>
>> > On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 03:45:58PM +0530, Manusheel Gupta wrote:
>> > > On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Aleksey Lim
>> > > <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
>> > > > BTW, maybe "Packaging" is not appropriate name, any ideas?
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Account Services team is the preferred trade name for small size
>> > > teams engaged in support work (answering questions, or
>> > > communicating with the development team, maintaining builds and
>> > > their timely releases). Some companies use "Internal System
>> > > Architect" nomenclature too. When team sizes grew bigger, this
>> > > work comes under the umbrella of Members of Technical Staff.
>> > Well, I personally prefer something less official/corporate, e.g.,
>> > Bazaar Team :)
>> Bazaar in Hindi refers to market. Suspect that many people would
>> confuse it with the marketing team :-)
>Though "Bazaar" is referring more to "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" in
>FOSS world (afaik) rather to marketing (which sounds, in some meaning,
>quite opposite thing :).
Not opposite, IMO:
"The Cathedral and the Bazaar" was written by Eric Raymond, who, I
believe, is also a strong proponent of the term "Open Source" as opposed
to "Free Software". In other words, the term was coined by a liberal
(not a Freedom fighter), and the text is very much about business models
and marketing as I recall.
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