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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Use Influitive to help with marketing
Date Sun, 06 Oct 2013 18:39:49 GMT
On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 8:08 PM, Octavian Damiean <odamiean@linux.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hrm this seems a little rude. What about people very passionate and
> > interested in couchdb that don't want to be part of such system?
>
>
> I don't quite understand this question. Nothing I guess, they keep doing
> what they do.
>
>
The question is related to:

"""This isn't about bribing people to do things. If you're not interested in
CouchDB, don't take part.
"""



>
>
> > This system is quite odd and artificial. Why do we need to use a carrot
> to
> > encourage someone already passionate? Plus, who will choose these items?
> >
> > Why not simply having a TODO list, aka roadmap in which people can simply
> > pick an item on which  they think they can can help? Using the mail, ml,
> > and irc then people could coordinate themselves around the item and let
> > other they are working on.
> >
>
> It's about bringing new people to the table, not solely about getting the
> already contributing member to contribute more. At least that's how I
> understand it.
>
>
New people will come if they are interested to. Coming for the carrot is
not really healthy imo.

- benoit

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