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Re: NYC meeting follow-up

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:17:41 -0500

On Mar 30, 2010, at 1:52 PM, Branko Čibej wrote:

> On 30.03.2010 19:35, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> On Mar 30, 2010, at 12:34 PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>
>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 4:42 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hey, devs. As many of you know, a group of us met in NYC last week to talk
>>>> about Subversion's direction and feature roadmap. I blogged[1] a bit about
>>>> the meetings each night, but I realize that we still owe the community an
>>>> official joint braindump. Look for that to come in the next couple of days,
>>>> after we all dig ourselves out of last week's mail/task backlog and can
>>>> solidify our thoughts into something comprehensible.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for your patience!
>>>>
>>> Thanks for the writeup - I look forward to the 5yr plan. Muwhaha. =)
>>>
>> Year 0: Fire President of ASF.
>> ...
>> Year 5: Profit!
>>
>
> Lack of historic perspective. The purpose of 5-year plans was never
> profit but rather building a better society. Which did indeed every once
> in a while include the installation of, um, more enlightened leadership.
> Usually at a net loss for the majority of the subversives. :p

Caught me. :)

Though, to be honest, we're only just now catching on to this, uh, vision, on this side of the pond. 'til now, *all* of our plans have been profit-driven (though they've mainly just been about driving quarterly earnings; rarely has the foresight been as lengthy as 5 years...)

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-03-30 21:18:08 CEST

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