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From William A Rowe Jr <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Passion and vigilance in open source
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2015 02:25:29 GMT
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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