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chriswarbo at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 18 21:18:14 UTC 2007
On Sat, 2007-08-18 at 17:01 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Saturday 18 August 2007 16:50, Chris Warburton wrote:
> > I enjoy trying to solve problems like these mentally, that's where the
> > Ideastorm thought came from is all.
> The one to work on I think is getting more actual development done. I don't
> think we lack for good ideas. I think we lack for people standing up and
> doing the work.
> Before you start moaning about employees can be told what to do (the usual
> response I get to this sort of point), most developers are not paid
> developers (myself for one). You can't order volunteers around. The paid
> devs are (and should be) focused on stuff that helps Canonical attract the
> customer base that buys support contracts.
> Scott K
I know this. I'm doing some programming right now, but still only small
personal stuff because I've only just started to learn (I don't want to
break Ubuntu trough my incompetance). I started to learn how to program
precisely because I want to help out, and I also know that there's no
other way to get any of my ideas expressed.
We're not all ungrateful
PS: Don't take that in a bad way, I just felt a bit peeved that I've
spent all day in front of an IDE only to be told I should be doing some
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