Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Reaching Out To Which Community?

Aug 20, 2010, 04:32 (14 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Marcel Gagne for this link. ]

"This collection of words is a bit of a rant, I'm afraid. It's about what some call preaching to the choir or more specifically, not preaching to the choir. The Ubuntu Linux crowd prides itself on being a glowing example of the Free Software community at work. Actually, the Free Software community as a whole prides itself on being a model of the ultimate distributed work group, having, through its collective talents, created the greatest operating system of all time, including the software that runs on that OS. I'm only exaggerating a little tiny bit. But I digress . . .

"A few days back, there was quite a bit of discussion on my online Linux User Group (the WFTL-LUG) regarding the treatment of newbies. The actual discussion actually started out with Christian Einfeldt (one of the members of my LUG) posting a link to a link Tweeted by Glyn Moody from an article by Teresa Jewell titled "Open to Everyone: How Open Source Communities Can Benefit from Diversity Without Disunity." Now that's community at work."

Complete Story

Related Stories: