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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Open Source, Cold Shoulder (fwd): One woman's comments
Date Wed, 20 Oct 2004 16:51:21 GMT
Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, Julie MacNaught wrote:
> 
>> Conclusion?  Just play nice.
> 
> 
> Right on!  It's amazing how well a bit of humility, encouragement of 
> others, and responding to fire with ice works in online communities - 
> whether technical like this one, or social, or whatever.
> 
> I'm haunted, though, by whether there's a sort of cognitive dissonance 
> in "being nice" and the "Apache" name.  I'm not suggesting we rename 
> ourselves the "Cute Nice Fluffy Bunnies Software Foundation".  :)  Just 
> wondering if it's something we should overtly work to overcome rather 
> than just inertly hope we aren't setting the wrong tone...

Let me remind of when Marc Fleury of JBoss once named us "the fat ladies 
drinking tea" while he named the JBoss people "the knights fighting the 
big evil corporations".

How many girls does JBoss has?

-- 
Stefano.


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