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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Passion and vigilance in open source
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:47:02 GMT
Top posting:

And that is why merit does not expire. Something very cool is likely to be returned unless
you've burned, bridges!

As imperfect as anyone.

Regards,
Dave

PS. When discussing forebears ask me about parents and stock databases.

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 23, 2015, at 7:25 PM, William A Rowe Jr <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 23, 2015 4:53 PM, "Jim Jagielski" <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Spending a weekend with my kids, who are both introverts, helps
>>> remind me of the needs of those who are not 'public people'.  We
>>> have many successful examples, I'm thinking especially of Sam
>>> or even Rich who are actually much quieter and reserved and
>>> generally 'go off into their own space' to accomplish things, and
>>> thrive in the solitary spaces where they can assemble something
>>> they are happy with.  All of our many introverts then bring back
>>> Cool Things(TM) and interact with the community to get them
>>> accepted, but the "fun" for them is the detached-creative process,
>>> while the "fun" for the extroverts is the communal nature of the
>>> whole collaborative development effort.
>> 
>> These are good points. I would suggest that we are all, at times,
>> both intro- and extroverts, and all of us occasionally will
>> go off on their own and bring back goodness. But we all "bring
>> back", which I think is key. We all work towards a common goal
>> and have created a way in which intro- and extroverts can contribute
>> equally and equally obtain merit.
> 
> ++1... I was primarily pointing out that we want to remember to respect
> different approaches, and that includes folks who do this 9-5 on weekdays
> or shows up with something cool and then just disappears again for a while.
> 
> Shambhala comes to mind :)

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