[squeak-dev] mailing list VS semantic desktop
siguctua at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 03:13:50 UTC 2009
2009/1/27 Paul D. Fernhout <pdfernhout at kurtz-fernhout.com>:
> Thanks for the reply.
A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy
this statement alone defeats any possible solution for the problem,
and any attempt to write a social software is doomed from the very
You can't write such software to respond a group needs, because such
needs are hard to formulate, changing fast and, as always, any
innovations will take much oppression from most conservative members.
In most cases, the only sensible solution , and most easy to follow -
is to maintain the status-quo :)
A large communities behavior can be compared with group of ants who
dragging their catch to their hill - if you look at particular ant,
you often can see that he tries to drag in opposite direction. But
anyway, sooner or later a catch will always get into the nest despite
individual attempts to drag in wrong direction. :)
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
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