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From: Joshua Jackson <tsunam@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] seeds, GLEPs, and projects
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 20:21:40
Message-Id: 4512F015.7070005@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] seeds, GLEPs, and projects by Simon Stelling
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Simon Stelling wrote:
> Grant Goodyear wrote: >> If we >> (being Gentoo) say that we're going to do something, and then things >> fall through, it might make us look bad, after all. > > Maybe it's just me being stupid, but what exactly do we have to loose? > (This is a serious question, I'd appreciate serious answers.) >
Well, I'd probably say. The respect of others both in and out of the open source community. Secondarily I'd say that we lose a bit of the corporate ready appearance that some are working towards (which I don't oppose). Third, we lose the respect of each other in the project. Seriously, its not something to be thought of lightly. If a project you announce fails, people will remember oh Simon started so and so, and it failed utterly. /me considers these to be serious replies ^.^;; <--the face however isn't *wink* -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFEvAUSENan+PfizARAmQ7AJ97BwzV4MNl9PRAmOsGqFf9N0DgvwCeP4rS 4TeCV+6i3Zus8sufzz4LN0k= =tIif -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list