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From "Yeliz Eseryel" <yeliz2...@alum.syracuse.edu>
Subject Re: [Request] A Interview Request from Syracuse University OSS Research Group
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2007 20:37:17 GMT
Guys,
No problem. This is good discussion. We'll do as suggested.
Yeliz. :)

On 4/25/07, Ole Ersoy <ole.ersoy@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Guys,
>
> Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > Hi Ole, Yeliz, Qing,
> >
> > On 4/25/07, *Ole Ersoy* <ole.ersoy@gmail.com
> > <mailto:ole.ersoy@gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hi Yeliz,
> >
> >     Sounds interesting.
> >
> >     I think this will be most useful
> >     to the Apache Directory group
> >     if the questions are asked
> >     through the mailing list.
> >
> >
> > These are not technical discussions and not central to our community's
> > operation so there is no need to enforce the use of the ML.
>
> Only stated my opinion.
>
> > You need to
> > chill out with pushing that indiscriminately.  I appreciate your
> > diligence however to keep all technical discussions on the list however
> > there's no need to force these nice folks interested in analyzing us to
> > keep their interviews for a study public on the ML.  You're going to
> > scare them off.
>
> Why is that?
>
>
> >
> >     That way everyone gets a real time
> >     reflection of thoughts about this.
> >
> >
> > They may like to ask some private questions and that's fine.  You don't
> > have a right to constrain their choice of a medium.
>
> I have the right to make suggestions.
>
> > There may be other
> > human expressions they look for besides those that can be conveyed via
> > email.
>
> That's why I said that I will answer questions
> that need to be asked in private, but I will
> need justification for why they need to be asked
> in private.
>
> >
> >     I think your hypothesis is a good
> >     one and a natural one.
> >
> >     When people work in teams it helps
> >     a great deal if everyone uses similar
> >     conventions and processes, so that when
> >     tasks need to be transitioned, they can
> >     be picked up by other team members
> >     with minimum required effort.
> >
> >     I think the "Convention over Configuration"
> >     principle captures the idea nicely.
> >
> >
> >
> >     So I'll be glad to answer questions on the mailing list.
> >
> >
> > That's your personal medium of choice and this is fine but in no way are
> > Qing and Yeliz required to do that with everyone.  This is not critical
> > to what we do here day in and day out with the code or the community.
>
> It's my opinion that this medium will be the best for this community,
> for the reasons I stated.
>
> >
> >     If there are questions that must be asked in a non-public
> >     forum, I'll be glad to answer those through regular email,
> >     but I would need detailed justification for why they
> >     need to be non-public.
> >
> >
> > Fine for you but  this is your personal choice and Qing and Yeliz should
> > not feel as though everyone requests this.
>
> Absolutely.  It's just my personal recommendation for the process.
>
> Ole
>
>


-- 
Yeliz Eseryel
Ph.D Student in Information Science & Technology
Syracuse University School of Information Studies
http://enterprisesystems.blogspot.com
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