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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: [WWW][Policy] Rewriting
Date Sat, 19 Nov 2011 05:36:14 GMT

(Nonsense words? iPad's spellchecker.)

-- Louis Suárez-Potts 


On 2011-11-18, at 21:07, MiguelAngel <> wrote:

> El 19/11/11 0:50, Rob Weir escribió:
>> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts
>> <> wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> I pretty much did the initial draft of the page and set the logic of
>>> what counted as "participate" and "contribute".  And I was raked over
>>> the coals by the United Developers of the World who critiqued my
>>> conflation of any old contribution with sophisticated development.
>>> Point taken, they were right, I was wrong, but the point was to grow
>>> the project and to thus justify its existence. Development would come,
>>> once the market was established.
>>> So now we are here. What do we want out of this? Do we want to re-do
>>> the strategy of yore and expand the market?
>> Hi Louis,  I was making a much narrower point, that if I were looking
>> to donate cash to an open source project, I would not think to look
>> under a link that read "I want to participate".  That was my only
>> point.  I wasn't expressing an opinion on code versus other forms of
>> participation.  We need and welcome volunteers of all kinds.
>> -Rob
> Hi Louis, Rob,
> Please, who is ** we **?
> Maybe can be misunderstood.
> Miguel Ángel

Dunno, but it probably includes you, unless you can present an argument why it oughtn't. :-)

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