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."