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Re: Re: Open Source Needs Open Discussion

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 11, 2003 at 23:12 UTC ( #290864=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Open Source Needs Open Discussion
in thread (OT) Open Source Needs Open Discussion

I hesitate to go any further, though, because several projects have survived despite doing things that seem really really wrong.

Is there actually a single, well-known example of an open source project that did things right? I can't think of one. Everything I've seen indicates a moderately distributed brute force method. Not that there's anything wrong with that :).


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Re:(3) Open Source Needs Open Discussion (participants over planners)
by ybiC (Prior) on Sep 12, 2003 at 01:14 UTC
    I recall Clay Shirky as having said "Quality participants are more important than quality planners", which seems relevant to this thread.
      cheers,
      ybiC

      striving toward Perl Adept
      (it's pronounced "why-bick")

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