[maemo-developers] How to destroy your community

From: Marius Vollmer marius.vollmer at nokia.com
Date: Thu Jan 21 09:02:52 EET 2010
ext Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> writes:

> I guess that the problem is that you "demand" rather than request.

Dave, for effs sake, Joe is not trying to get something for him and he
is not getting angry because he isn't getting it.  Joe is pointing out
opportunities for Maemo's improvement and he is getting irritated
because we are not honest with ourselves and try to dismiss that there
are problems to begin with[1].

It is very easy for Joe to just go away or to shut up, without any loss
to him.  We should be happy that he doesn't, it would be a loss for us.
He can do good for maemo.org, and I wouldn't be surprised if he can do
more good than many of our paid sysapes.  Get him root access already.

[1] And no, "we are working hard to improving things" is not good
    enough.  Even the way we implement improvements needs to be
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