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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: Passion and vigilance in open source
Date Tue, 22 Sep 2015 22:07:34 GMT

> On 22 Sep 15, at 16:35, Ted Dunning <> wrote:
> Jim,
> Is that really happening?  Is the fun leaving?  Or is it we are all just
> getting old and are forgetting the child-like wonder?

I think that the fun is not leaving—rather the opposite, in fact--and that age, or more
accurately, being in a rut and for a very long while, can get boring. Even for the JimJags
of the wold, who seldom are boring to others.
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 12:58 PM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>> Some of you may know that I've started a Vlog series on Youtube
>> around some topics I find interesting, mostly around open source.
>> My latest is about the risks around open source today where the
>> fun and passion that used to exist around open source is drying
>> up or being discounted. Since Apache is one of the still remaining
>> oasis of open source being all about community and fun whilst still
>> changing the world, I'd like to ask for some thoughts from the
>> membership about their concerns, etc... that I can fold into the
>> 2nd part of this mini-series.
>> If so, please contact me directly. I have set the Reply-To header
>> accordingly.
>> Thx!

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