[Vm-dev] We want Cog! We want Cog! And some political blabbering...

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 14:53:03 UTC 2010

2010/1/8 Göran Krampe <goran at krampe.se>:
> Hi!
> David T. Lewis wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 10:02:20AM +0100, G?ran Krampe wrote:
>>> We all know how open source works and we all know that One Man (although
>>> his name is Eliot) can't match the strength of a strong open source team.
>>> You need to build a community/team around Cog, you can't just dump it on us
>>> and then expect all the Igors and Davids etc to dig in and learn it! It
>>> doesn't work that way, it takes time to grow a team and every day that Cog
>>> is under wraps is another day wasted growing that team.
>> IMHO, in this particular case, I think it really *does* work this way.
>> Speaking just for myself, I think that if all the Cog work was in
>> a public repository, there is very little that I could do to offer
>> constructive help, and there is quite a lot that I might do that would
>> be distracting.
> But you know, Eliot can always just say "sorry, busy". I really, really
> don't buy that argument.
>> Also, I think that open source is not just about source code, it's
>> also about free access to ideas. Check out Eliot's blog if you want
>> to see some real open source!
> I know his blog, I love his postings. Last one was a year ago IIRC.
> Still, IMHO, open source is about team work. The "doing it all by myself
> because noone else can help" seems to me to be a rather non OSS way of
> thinking. But hey, that's just my 2. :)

I am eagerly would like to help.
But i can also understand that sometimes it could be more distraction
than help and thus
sometimes we could hear: 'Hey piss off, let me finish my work, which
my customer paid for'.


> regards, Göran

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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