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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: [ALL] Volunteers for a Math IPMC?
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:53:05 GMT
On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 2:29 PM, John D. Ament <>

> We generally expect some kind of backing community to bring this to.  We
> have seen pretty consistently that starting from an empty community doesn't
> work.  It doesn't mean that it's impossible, but very hard to do.

Frankly, the exceptions to this observation (such as Drill) pretty much
reinforce the conclusion. Drill managed to build a community, but only
because of a LOT of effort on the part of the founders of the project.

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