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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Cocoon Stammtisch Frankfurt/M Wednesday
Date Mon, 19 May 2003 19:06:23 GMT
Torsten Knodt wrote:

>>>>Then I'd suggest the Hardrock Cafe, as it has good food and drinks - it
>>>>is located next to the Stock Exchange, which in turn is next to
>>>>Frankfurt Hauptwache.
>>>Good suggestion. I'll be there. I'm interested to know who keeps my
>>>patches in the queue so long. ;)
>>Mr. Lazy Ass ;-)
>>Welcome to open source.
>Nothing new for me.

Really so (see below) ?

>>But if you bug long enough, you get commit access so that you can patch
>>stuff yourself ;-) so there is hope.
>Bad, very bad. It's like root access. A half day after you have it, you get phone calls
at night to do something, in the callers opinion, really urgent.

Fortunately, that's totally false ;-)

See the second paragraph at : from 
my own experience, I can tell you than in 2 years of committership, 
personal mails for Cocoon related questions is less than 10.

Moreover, since just because this _is_ OSS, nobody has the right to urge 
you to do something, unless you have some support contract with them. In 
that case, this is no more OSS, but a business relationship.

Ah, and I don't know people reading their mails while sleeping. If there 
are, please stand up ;-)


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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