[nycbug-talk] Don't like it? Do something. (was no more apache updates)
Wed Jun 23 23:20:20 EDT 2004
On Jun 23, 2004, at 11:05 PM, Dan Langille wrote:
> On 23 Jun 2004 at 22:21, Josh McCormack wrote:
>> Robert Collins wrote:
>>>> I like that people are expected to write code or shutup.
>>> ...I'm just saying maybe non-coders do contribute after all. It
>>> sounds more
>>> like the problem is them complaining and demanding. Which brings us
>>> back to
>>> attracting more flies with honey than vinegar. It's something that
>>> most of
>>> us, especially myself, can use a lesson in.
>> I agree with you completely. There are a lot of ways to contribute
>> than code. But what I feel the code or shutup thing means is - do what
>> you want to do to contribute, and don't think you have the authority
>> tell someone else what they should do.
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> For what it's worth:
> I didn't like the end-user documentation. I started The FreeBSD
> Diary. I liked how Freshmeat worked. I improved on it by creating
> FreshPorts. I liked the OSW-style conferences, so I created BSDCan.
> If you think an idea is good, do it. Don't want for "approval".
Ditto Dan. . .just do it. . .
There's no hierarchy of activity. . .particulary since the bsd
community is so atomized. . .
We're everywhere. . ..under rocks, hiding behind trees, etc. Put out a
call and you'll get people moving.
You're not alone.
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