|FROM ||Paul Robert Marino
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] The best top down mandate I've ever heard any
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Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:34:07 -0400
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] The best top down mandate I've ever heard any
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From: Paul Robert Marino
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That's exactly what finally convinced them to make that statement.
Well that and from what I've been told the realization that the
community might consist of hundreds or even thousands of users and
programmers who are far better equipped as a group to provide better
pier review and QA testing for changes to code than one or two
internal developers think they understand it and all the possible
consequences of the change.
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 02:02:59PM -0400, Paul Robert Marino wrote:
>> It seams like they actually get how free software actually works, and
>> that's encouraging that large companies that don't produce software
>> themselves are starting to finally understand it.
> the main benefit of sending patches back to upstream is that you no longe=
> to support those in your work, reduced support costs.
> good for them and the community.
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