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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Apachecon: The Guru Is In
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2003 22:40:35 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> 
> In my opinion the key idea of the ASF is to push the idea of the different
> communities behind a project. I can't count how many times I heard on our
> lists that a project can be considered "mature" only when the original
> author left and someone else in the community picked up the "leading" role
> in the development.
> 
> Pushing the idea of a "guru" (IMVHO) is exactly the opposite of pushing the
> idea of a community. It's a single individual over the bazillion of people
> behind this or that project, and I wouldn't want it to be seen as a
> "serious" figure promoted by the foundation...

pier, please remember that the people at apachecon are primarily
USERS, not developers.  please do not try to apply our internal
criteria to them.  a 'guru' is exactly what many of them would
like to encounter.
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#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Golux.Com/coar/
Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/

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