Re: Social Committee proposal
On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 01:15:14AM -0200, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw) wrote:
> While we are at the initial steps of discussing this idea,
> I would like to "quote" a nice blog entry (thanks to David Nusinow
> -- aka gravity -- for the link). David quoted the blog entry a
> while ago, it is from a Gentoo Developer about some of situations
> in Gentoo, how they tried to deal with the different situations
> and how things evolved. There is also a nice followup in the
> Please, do not look to this as something specific to a
> given distro or project, I'm also not trying to compare
> communities, what I'm trying to do is increase the information
> available for our decisions, because I _do_ think that we can
> learn a lot from history, specially from similar experiences
> and scenarios, in order to achieve our goals.
> This message has no intention to say "go ahead, do
> that" or "stop right now, it will blow our toilets". :-)
I sure hope nothing in Debian will ever be able to "blow my toilet" :))
That story sounds like they had applied an autocratic model, and a
democratic model, and only then seemed to see flamewars as an issue.
Heh, no shit :)
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