[Squeakfoundation]Concrete SqF projects

Simon Michael squeakfoundation@lists.squeakfoundation.org
25 May 2001 19:48:32 -0700

Paul Fernhout <pdfernhout@kurtz-fernhout.com> writes:
> With the exception of the mini-faq, one question to think about is why
> haven't these consolidation and organization projects happened already?

Excellent question. I can speak for myself:

> There are also several Wikis where this sort of effort could be
> happening

you've hit the nail on the head :).

In other words: each time I've entered the squeak community (maybe
three times over the last 3-4 years) I (a) came to the conclusion the
sorts of things you describe are where I can best help and (b) looked
at the web presence and fora for documentation and got scared away by
the feeling of shifting sands and multiplicity. No-one wants to spend
time on documentation that may or may found.

You can make a case that I allowed myself to be scared off from hard
work too easily.. but my point is that this has probably happened with
plenty of other potential contributors. We want the threshold for
contribution to approach zero. Hence my last post.