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From Lena Reinhard <l...@thehoodiefirm.com>
Subject Re: interviewing the commanders of couch
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:20:10 GMT
> Lena: Did you record the interview? Or just made mental notes?

The interviews were all held by email, also the ones which then resulted in those extensive
portraits (like with Ola and Sven). This keeps efforts low, and thus helps ensure the long-term
doability of this concept :))

> 
> Andy: holidays yay! where to? if you don't mind my asking :)
> 
> 
> Akshat Jiwan Sharma,
> Independent Software Contractor,
> (+91) 9654119771 | http://www.staticshin.com <http://staticshin.com>
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Akshat, Lena,
>> 
>> just wanted to drop the note that I am really looking forward to read the
>> interviews. I believe it will help to open the gates to the CouchDB
>> project. If you need any assistance, please don't wait to ask. Said that,
>> please note that I will be offline from 10th July to 31st July due to
>> HOLIDAYS :)
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> Andy
>> 
>> 
>> On 3 July 2014 16:02, Akshat Jiwan Sharma <akshatjiwan@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Good points.
>>> 
>>>> Meet the hoodies
>>> 
>>> That is a perfect heading :) though you have an unfair advantage there :P
>>> 
>>> I guess I got a bit carried away with the heading for this interview but
>> I
>>> changed it to  "An interview on the couch" when I sent the emails.
>>> 
>>> Thanks for pointing me to the hoodie interviews. I just browsed through
>>> them and they look really nice. I will be reading them tonight :)
>>> 
>>> Akshat Jiwan Sharma,
>>> Independent Software Contractor,
>>> (+91) 9654119771 | http://www.staticshin.com <http://staticshin.com>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 5:49 PM, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> like the questions in general, and I also like the concept, I always
>> love
>>>> meeting people who are working on OS projects (even if just virtually).
>>>> Although the approach is a bit different, we're doing similar
>> interviews
>>> /
>>>> writings regularly at Hoodie (see
>>>> http://blog.hood.ie/category/a-hoodie-for-you/ and
>>>> http://blog.hood.ie/category/meet-the-hoodies/ ) and got nice
>> feedback.
>>> –
>>>> Maybe this helps if you need more inspiration for future interviews :)
>>>> 
>>>> side note on the probable headline: I'd suggest using an inclusive item
>>>> like "people behind CouchDB", "the people working on CouchDB" or
>>> something
>>>> similar. And, regarding inclusiveness, I'd also suggest replacing
>> "guys"
>>> in
>>>> line 50 with "folks" or "people". :)
>>>> 
>>>> Great work, Akshat!
>>>> 
>>>> On 19.06.2014, at 19:11, Akshat Jiwan Sharma <akshatjiwan@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Yep good point. Should have been the first question to ask. I will
>>> update
>>>>> the list.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Akshat Jiwan Sharma,
>>>>> Independent Software Contractor,
>>>>> (+91) 9654119771 | http://www.staticshin.com <http://staticshin.com>
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 6:16 PM, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Akshat,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Those questions look good. What about adding another question for
>> each
>>>>>> person that asks them who they are or “tell us a little about
>>> yourself”
>>>>>> style question.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>> Garren
>>>>>> On 19 Jun 2014, at 1:54 PM, Akshat Jiwan Sharma <
>>> akshatjiwan@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> All right guys,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I created a first draft of the interview. I hosted it as a secret
>>> gist
>>>> on
>>>>>>> github
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> https://gist.github.com/brickcap/f7ee656e317cbaa17b08
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> (secret gists are only hidden from search engines, the idea was
>> that
>>> we
>>>>>>> will work on  the questions and then post it publicly on the
>> couchdb
>>>>>> blog)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> let me know if it's better if I make it public. Or should we
make a
>>>>>>> repository?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> You guys have been working on couchdb day in and day out (thanks
>> for
>>>>>> making
>>>>>>> it awesome). So obviously
>>>>>>> when it comes to knowing who has done what no one knows it better
>>> than
>>>>>>> you.
>>>>>>> So if you have a question that you think would be better addressed
>> to
>>>>>> some
>>>>>>> one
>>>>>>> else or if you have a question you would like to ask some one
just
>>> edit
>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> gist.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Need your opinions on this.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Akshat Jiwan Sharma,
>>>>>>> Independent Software Contractor,
>>>>>>> (+91) 9654119771 | http://www.staticshin.com <
>> http://staticshin.com>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Andy Wenk
>> Hamburg - Germany
>> RockIt!
>> 
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