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Re: Subversion 1.5

From: Miha Vitorovic <mvitorovic_at_nil.si>
Date: 2007-04-13 23:02:30 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote on 13.04.2007 09:05:27:

> Miha Vitorovic <mvitorovic@nil.si> writes:
> > I couldn't agree with you more, and I think this brings us to the core
of the
> > problem. AFAIR by your own words one of the most important aspects of
Open
> > Source project is communication and acknowledgment, and I agree. But I
think
> > that this should not only apply to open source developers, but also to
user.
> > Now, many of us lurk on the developers list, and know what is being
worked on
> > and how hard, but majority of users don't. Now, there are a few
manager roles
> > on the dev list, so maybe it is time to include another one - the
> > "communication with the user base manager" position, whose task would
be that
> > prior to each release (or once in a while) would tell the user the
user list:
> > - the planed features for the next release,
> > - what's being worked on
> > - why those features and not the others. What is hard and what is
easy. What
> > takes lots of time and what not. What is (at the moment) important and
what
> > not.
> >
> > That way the users will know someone is listening and will not feel
left out.
>
> Yes, thank you. Are you volunteering?

Ha, lol! I really walked into this one. So, yes, I guess I am
volunteering. But let's start with what this position would entail (after
all, it was and ad hoc idea), and work from there...

Br,

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