Kmenu and KDE4
wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 23:35:59 UTC 2008
On Sat, 2008-12-20 at 17:29 -0500, Clay Weber wrote:
> Unfortunately, that is a bad analogy as the 'customer' and 'retail business'
> concepts do not really fit, as each individual person who contributes (in
> whatever capacity) to an open source project does so for their own personal
> reasons, even in a project as large in scope as KDE. They are not necessarily
> tied to 'customer service' if you will.
I think that the point being made is that by being "assertive" one looks
for the goals of others, as well as our own. So, compromise happens
where everyone gets "some" of their needs met. The other point being
made is that when compromise doesn't happen, that's "aggressive"
behavior. Textbook. Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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